Former West Ham, Manchester United and Manchester City forward Carlos Tevez was rushed to hospital in Buenos Aires on Tuesday after suffering chest pains.

The 40 year old former Argentinian international, who won 76 caps for his country, is now head coach in his home country of top flight side Independiente having retired from playing in the summer of 2022 after his third spell with Boca Juniors.

Tevez spent seven years in the Premier League, making over 200 top flight appearances and winning the Premier League three times, twice with Manchester United and once with Manchester City.

His career in England started at West Ham and in East London. He made 26 appearances in Claret & Blue, his goals and excellent form towards the end of his season at West Ham, which included a goal away at Old Trafford on the last day of the season famously helped the Hammers avoid relegation and stay in the Premier League.

The former Argentinian international has always spoken fondly of his time at West Ham and remains well loved by Hammers supporters. Tevez was unfortunately rushed to hospital in Argentina on Tuesday having complained of chest pains. Independiente released a statement after the news broke which read: “Our coach, Carlos Tevez, entered the La Trinidad Hospital in San Isidro with chest pain,” as reported by Football London.

The club statement went on to confirm that tests carried out whilst he was in hospital were encouraging: “They carried out the corresponding studies and they were satisfactory.”

Independiente confirmed via social media on Wednesday that Tevez had been discharged from hospital and would now “return home to rest and return to training” He is expected to return to training today (Thursday).