PSG announce Lavezzi signing
Paris Saint-Germain have completed the signing of Argentine international Ezequiel Lavezzi from Napoli on a four-year deal after he completed a medical on Monday, the French giants have announced.
No fee has been revealed, but reports say that PSG will pay in the region of €30million ($38m) for Lavezzi, making him the third most expensive player in their history behind Javier Pastore and Nicolas Anelka.
A statement on the PSG website read: "This Monday, Ezequiel Lavezzi has been transferred from Napoli to Paris St Germain for the duration of four years. The new offensive asset of the club will wear the number 11 shirt."
Napoli also confirmed the move on their website, adding: "President Aurelio De Laurentiis and everyone associated with the club want to thank 'il Pocho' for contributing to the growth of the team and the achievement of important goals both in Italy and Europe."
Lavezzi, 27, began his career with Estudiantes de La Plata and also played for San Lorenzo before moving to Napoli in 2007, scoring 38 goals in five seasons in Serie A.
The player, who is PSG's first summer signing, has also been capped 19 times by Argentina.