Sheringham: Sir Alex won’t let Tevez slip

Sir Alex Ferguson won’t let Carlos Tevez slip through the net at Old Trafford this summer, according to former United hero and treble winner Teddy Sheringham.

The Argentine international's two-year loan deal with the Premier League champions is set to expire at the end of the season, with negotiations still ongoing over a permanent deal for the former Boca Juniors and Corinthians front-man.

Speculation is rife that United won’t pay the fee being requested by Tevez’s owners, with the likes of Liverpool, Manchester City, Real Madrid and Spurs all being linked with a move for the former West Ham man.

However, Sheringham - who made 104 league appearances for United, scoring 31 goals and winning the treble in 1999 -  is confident Ferguson will do whatever it takes to ensure Tevez stays put.

“I don’t think Sir Alex will let Tevez go," he exclusively told at the first ever all-female Football Aid Charity game at Goodison Park.

"He’s an outstanding player, a top quality performer and Sir Alex knows the difference he makes every time he comes on the pitch - he won’t want to let someone like that leave.

“Who knows what’s going on behind the scenes but Sir Alex will know Tevez is committed to the cause, gives 100 percent effort whenever he plays and has the quality on top of that to make a real difference when he gets in certain positions.

"He’ll definitely want to keep him at the club.”

Teddy Sheringham is working with Wrigley's Extra, official chewing gum of the Premier League, to celebrate the tensions of added time. 

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