The Premier League only began looking at the paperwork surrounding the signing on Tuesday because they had to wait until Tevez´s agent Kia Joorabchian had paid West Ham the £2million settlement agreed last week.
That money arrived in West Ham´s bank account on Tuesday and, with Tevez formally released from his contract and his registration made available, United were able to put forward their proposed two-year loan deal for the Argentina striker to the Premier League.
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