Tevez says he wants to see out his career in Argentina.
The defender has played for the Argentina national team, but struggled for consistent form while at the Black Cats.
The Argentine international spent last season out on loan at Getafe.
Carlos Tevez has reportedly turn down a deal worth nearly £20 million a year to move to Shanghai SIPG.
The Argentine attacker is being linked with plenty of European clubs.
Plenty of other teams have been keeping tabs on the talented forward.
Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur, West Ham United, Stoke City and Brighton are all keen on the Argentine sensation.
Carlos Tevez spent time with both Manchester United and Manchester City, but prefers the Sky Blues to the Red Devils.
But the club look unlikely to sign him as Inter Milan swoop.
The Argentine is set to be released by Inter Milan in January.