At 30 years of age, the Argentine international forward will be playing in the fourth league of his professional career and will be playing alongside fellow Ligue 1 alumni Gervinho, Gaël Kakuta or Stéphane Mbia, who were also signed during the winter transfer window.

In his time with Paris, Ezequiel Lavezzi won nine trophies: three Ligue 1 titles (2013, 2014, 2015), one Coupe de France (2015), two Coupes de la Ligue (2014, 2015) and three Trophées des Champions (2013, 2014, 2015). He played 161 matches in all competitions, scoring 35 goals.

Before flying out to China, Ezequiel Lavezzi, who quickly won a place in the hearts of his teammates and the Paris supporters, will say his farewells to the Parc des Princes faithful before kick-off at the league clash with Reims this Saturday at 17:00.

Paris Saint-Germain thanks ‘Pocho’ for all he has done for the club over the past three years and half., and wishes him all the very best in his new adventure in Asia.