Manchester City have rejected Corinthians' £40million bid for Carlos Tevez.
High-level discussions have taken place at City and Press Association Sport understands it was decided to turn down the offer, which was submitted late on Monday.
It maintains the level of uncertainty surrounding Tevez's future, with the player desperate to leave for family reasons and City refusing to sanction the departure of their skipper without adequate compensation.
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