Manchester United and Chelsea in race to land PSG star on free transfer

first_imgChelsea and Manchester United remain in the race to sign PSG forward Ezequiel Lavezzi after he declined a money-spinning move to China.The Argentine is out of contract in the summer and both English clubs, as well as Inter Milan and Barcelona, retain a strong interest in signing him when he becomes a free agent.But Chinese side Shanghai Shenhua made an audacious attempt to gazump all of the European super powers with a late offer to tempt him to the far east.It has been reported that they were willing to pay the 30-year-old around £150,000-a-week, but Lavezzi has turned it down as he hopes to stay in Europe.Both Manchester United and Chelsea are free to talk to the striker if they wish to tie him down to a pre-contract agreement before June. 1 Ezequiel Lavezzi last_img read more