Eggert Magnusson releases official statement on the Carlos Tevez situation

The Hammers' chairman made his comments on the West Ham site in the last few minutes. He reiterated the state of play with Tevez as a registered West Ham player and that the club had been involved in no negotiations over his possible transfer.

"Carlos Tevez is a registered West Ham United player, contracted to the Club until June 2010.

"There is no agreement with West Ham United for Carlos Tevez to leave the Club and we expect him to return in time for next season's preparations.

"No decision on his future can be reached without the agreement of West Ham United."