Tevez has been advised to remain in Argentina with his premature baby girl after his wife gave birth several weeks early.
Family matters: Manchester City's Carlos Tevez has been advised to remain in Argentina
It is understood Tevez's new daughter is in an intensive care unitin Buenos Aires and he has been told by doctors not to leave until she'stabilises'.
Vieira, meanwhile, accepted a charge of violent conduct and has beenbanned for three matches after kicking Stoke City's Glenn Whelan in thegroin.
He said: 'At no time did I intend to injure Glenn Whelan. I apologised to him at the time, my foot did make contact with him, but I carried no malice at all toward him.'
Flashpoint: Manchester City's Patrick Vieira (R) appears to kick out at Stoke City's Glenn Whelan
Arsenal and Liverpool target Mauro Zarate threatens to walk out on LazioTHE FIRING LINE: Its double tops for Steve Bruce! The Black Cats' boss is our No 1 for the chop two weeks runningVieira banned for three matches after accepting charge over kick on Whelan