CARLOS TEVEZ WILL CONTRIBUTE TO MARK NOBLE'S FAREWELL PARTY
Hammers officials are putting the finishing touches to plans for their tributes to commemorate their outgoing captain, including a host of celebratory projects at the London Stadium this Sunday - which could yet clash with Manchester City's title winning party. And Sportsmail has learned that West Ham cult hero Tevez has agreed to be part of the club's tributes to Noble.
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It is understood the Argentinian has already pre-recorded footage linked to the scheduled festivities for Noble, who has made 548 appearances for the club since making his debut in 2004, ahead of his retirement during a visit to England last month.
Tevez' contribution is likely to be part of one of the various video packages West Ham are compiling for their captain, though it is understood the footage will not be aired during the clash against City on Sunday. Tevez spent just one year at West Ham, joining in August 2006 - but he remains a hero among Hammers fans for scoring the winner at Old Trafford on the final day of the season, a goal that famously kept the club in the Premier League.
He went on to join Manchester United later that summer before controversially signing for rivals Manchester City in 2009 - and remains one of the most recognisable figures of the Premier League era.