Previous
Tottenham Hotspur
Chelsea
1
2
FT
Game Details
Huddersfield Town
Newcastle United
1
0
FT
Game Details
Barcelona
Real Betis
2
0
LIVE 48'
Game Details
Deportivo La Coruña
Real Madrid
8:15 PM UTC
Game Details
Atalanta
AS Roma
0
1
FT
Game Details
Crotone
AC Milan
0
3
LIVE 37'
Game Details
Internazionale
Fiorentina
2
0
LIVE 37'
Game Details
Paris Saint-Germain
Toulouse
0
1
LIVE 22'
Game Details
Ajax Amsterdam
FC Groningen
3
1
FT
Game Details
New York City FC
New England Revolution
10:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Seattle Sounders FC
Minnesota United FC
1:30 AM UTC Aug 21, 2017
Game Details
Next
ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

Hebei China Fortune announce Ezequiel Lavezzi deal from PSG

Hebei China Fortune have announced the signing of Ezequiel Lavezzi from Paris Saint-Germain.

Lavezzi's PSG contract was due to expire at the end of the season and sources told ESPN FC earlier this month that the Argentina international was planning a move to China despite links with clubs including Inter Milan and Chelsea.

Hebei announced on Weibo and Wei Xin on Wednesday that a deal had been agreed to sign the 30-year-old and published pictures of the former Napoli attacker signing a contract.

Ezequiel Lavezzi Hebei China Fortune 20160217
Ezequiel Lavezzi is the latest big name to leave Europe for the Chinese Super League (Credit: Hebei China Fortune/Wei Xin.)

The Chinese Super League club signed Ivory Coast international Gervinho from Roma and Cameroon midfielder Stephane Mbia in January and also brought in former France under-21 international Gael Kakuta from Sevilla this month

Lavezzi had initially been expected to join Shanghai Shenhua but Gregorio Manzano's side, who released Tim Cahill this week, are set to sign Seattle Sounders' Nigerian striker Obafemi Martins, who would become the fifth foreign player on their books.

CSL clubs are restricted to five foreign players in their squad, with one of the five having to hold a passport belonging to an Asian Football Confederation nation. They are permitted to field three foreigners and one AFC player on the pitch at any one time.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.