"I never refused to play. I refused to keep warming up. He's [Roberto Mancini] in the middle of an argument, so then he tells me to keep on warming up and treats me like a dog. I was willing to play, but the coach was in such a foul mood because he had that argument with [Edin] Dzeko. Mancini said some horrible things to me. ... Last season we almost exchanged punches after a home game with Newcastle."
-- Carlos Tevez, upon returning to Manchester City after months in exile following his clash with Coach Roberto Mancini, doesn't let sleeping dogs lie. (Guardian)