Ezequiel Lavezzi joins Hebei China Fortune from PSG for £400,000-a-week

Former PSG the latest to move to the Chinese Super League

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Ezequiel Lavezzi has become the latest big-name player to join the Chinese Super League for an astonishing amount of money.

The former Napoli and Paris Saint-Germain forward, who had been long linked with a move to England, will join former Premier League players Gervinho, Gael Kakuta and Stephane Mbia at Heibei China Fortune.

The 30-year-old Argentina forward will sign a reported deal worth €38million over the next two seasons - that works out to around £400,000-a-week before tax, a salary that makes him one of the world's highest paid players.

Lavezzi, previously linked with Chelsea and Liverpool, has barely played for Laurent Blanc's league leading PSG this season.

He has started just eight games all season, only three of those in Ligue 1, scoring just three goals.

Heibei have spent €6m (approx. £4.68m) to bring Lavezzi to China.

Here is some of the best reaction to the move: 

China truly is a contender for top players