GFFN can exclusively reveal that PSG attacking midfielder Ezequiel Lavezzi’s agents have met with Valencia over a possible transfer for the forthcoming window. In September, GFFN exclusively revealed that Ezequiel Lavezzi wanted to leave PSG. We spoke again to an individual close to the player who clarified the winger’s situation as the press across the globe announces that he wants to leave PSG.
Contacted this afternoon, our source had the following to say on Lavezzi’s situation:
“Lavezzi wants to leave PSG because his relationship with Laurent Blanc is no longer feasible. His priority is to come back to Italy.”
Lavezzi was expected today in Marrakech for PSG’s winter training camp, but GFFN can also reveal that the player is currently in Argentina: “he is staying in Argentina with his family to think about his future for the next few days.”
Still, “PSG are not willing to let him go this winter and have not given him the right to leave yet.”
Italian media outlets have gone further today and indicate that Lavezzi;s strategy is to force the club to let him go next month. Inter Milan and Napoli remain interested in the player, but PSG want €20m. If no interested party can reach that, then a loan with an obligatory buy-out option seems the most likely solution.
His agent has been talking to other clubs, such as Valencia. “If it was up to him, Lavezzi would no longer be in Paris. He needs the agreement of the club to go, though. Without it, nothing is certain and we can not ensure that he will be able to leave during the next transfer window.”
The player’s entourage also preferred to generally remain tight-lipped about Lavezzi’s possible destinations: “It is difficult to imagine PSG letting him go on loan. It will probably depend on the destination.”
GFFN can further, exclusively reveal that agent Alejandro Mazzoni has met with Valencia officials in the last two weeks and Lavezzi remains one of VCF owner Peter Lim’s top targets having already approached him last summer.
Lavezzi is interested in the opportunity but will not commit until Inter Milan and Napoli have had a chance to make their arguments known.
Napoli would be interesting for the Argentinian but he has damaged relations with president De Laurentiis after the Italian bad-mouthed Lavezzi in the press on multiple occasions in the last 18 months.
Inter Milan simply do not have the funds to buy the player nor satisfy the wage demands that Lavezzi will likely set and a deal, at first glance, will be difficult.
Be sure to follow Lavezzi’s seemingly impending transfer saga with Get French Football News in the forthcoming weeks.