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Liverpool target Carlos Tevez pays €1.5m deposit for Madrid house as Atletico speculation intensifies

Juventus striker Carlos Tevez has paid a deposit of €1.5m on a villa just outside Madrid, as the Argentine looks to be closing in on a transfer to Atletico following Diego Simeone’s confession that they were in talks over his signature.

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In an interview with AS, Diego Simeone admitted that Tevez would be an ‘ideal’ signing for Rojiblancos – revealing that the club were in talks with his agent – and he could already be on his way to the Estadio Vicente Calderon.

According to Spanish news outlet Sport, the Argentina forward has purchased a home in Spain, suggesting that talks over a move to the La Liga outfit are at an advanced stage.

Sport state that the property was purchased through Proto Organization LTD London – who boast such clients as superstars Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi – and the former Manchester United forward is confident he will be competing with the duo in Spain next season.

Take a look below at images of his reported new house, which includes 700 square metres over two floors, a 2,000 square foot garden, and even features an artificial lake and waterfall:

Tevez garden

Tevez villa

Tevez

Reports in talkSPORT claimed that Liverpool were rumoured to be preparing a £15m bid after the 31-year-old told Juve that he wished to leave Turin in the summer.

The Reds, however, look almost certain to miss out on the experienced forward if Sport’s claims proves correct.

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