Shanghai Shenhua announced that they have officially parted ways with Carlos Tevez after his contract was terminated by mutual consent.
The Chinese Super League (CSL) side have opted to release the 33-year-old striker following weeks of speculation, despite still had another 12 months to run on his current deal.
“The club would like to place on record our gratitude to Tevez for his contributions last season and wish him all the best in his future endeavors,” read a statement.
The former Manchester City and Juventus striker endured a nightmare in China, scoring just four goals in 16 CSL appearances amid accusations of a poor work ethic.
It was a poor performances from the former Argentina international as he arrived as the world’s best-paid player when he signed a two-year deal with Shenhua in December 2016 worth a reported £615,000 a week.
Tevez is reported to return to his boyhood club Boca Juniors.