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Basile: Argentines Should Quit West Ham

Carlos Tevez and Javier Mascherano need to leave West Ham for the sake of their careers, according to their national team boss Alfio Basile. "I hope both of them leave that club as soon as possible," he told TyC Sports. "I think they are half-hearted and I'm really worried about that. They play as if they are unenthusiastic." West Ham is winless since the Argentine pair arrived, losing five times and drawing once in all competitions. Iranian businessman Kia Joorabchian, who is mulling a bid to takeover the club, orchestrated the shock move that brought Tevez and Mascherano to West Ham. "I hope for God's sake that Mascherano can go to Juventus, as it has been said, even if he has to play in the Second Division [in Italy]," added Basile. "And Tevez can play in any position in the attacking line, but not as a left-winger like he is currently playing."

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