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Tottenham Hotspur contact PSG star's agents ahead of possible move.

Ezequiel Lavezzi has long been rumored to be departing the Parc des Princes, could White Hart Lane be his destination?

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Paris Saint-Germain always seem to be in a weird state of upheaval with almost every member of their squad being constantly linked with moves away as the French Champions attempt to strengthen their team to force their way deeper and deeper into the Champions League knock-out stages. One such player, is Argentine winger Ezequiel Lavezzi. TalkSport and several other news outlets are reporting that Lavezzi's representatives have been contacted by Tottenham Hotspur regarding a potential transfer.

The TalkSport report claims that Pocho's move away from PSG is largely dependent upon PSG and Manchester United coming to an agreement regarding the purchase of Angel Di Maria. That, obviously, seems like a bit of a reach, unless PSG are going to start selling a lot of other players en masse (or if FFP actually doesn't mean anything and the financial restrictions will be going away).

Lavezzi would sort of fit in at Spurs. He's an attacking left wing capable of scoring goals. Pocho has a extremely high work rate, but he just turned 30 years old, and his game relies primarily on pace. It's not hard to see Lavezzi losing a step or two over the coming years, so coming to England, where the game moves at a much faster pace than in France, might not be the best career move for the former Napoli attacker.

Obviously, any move for Lavezzi depends on price, but I'm sure he'll be on pretty expensive wages. There are a number of pacy, high work-rate left wings that we've been linked with, a lot of them, oddly, coming from France. Andre Ayew is available on a free and would have much more reasonable wages than Lavezzi. Sure, Lavezzi is a bigger name, but he's older and more expensive. I'm not really inclined to believe that he'll be the winger that Spurs bring in.