Lavezzi: Ligue 1 is a one horse race

Argentine forward Ezequiel Lavezzi has called the French top-tier boring after his former side Paris Saint-Germain secured the 2015/16 Ligue 1 title with eight games still to be played.

The 30-year-old has revealed that he did not enjoy his time in the French capital as much as he would have liked, and struggled to motivate himself when playing for PSG due to lack of competitiveness in the league.

"I did not like the Ligue 1," Lavezzi told L'Equipe. "I do not find it motivating, that is the truth."

"PSG are so strong compared to the other teams. I do not really take pleasure in matches."

Lavezzi moved to Parc des Princes from Napoli in 2011 and spent four seasons in Paris, scoring 35 goals in 161 appearances before signing for Chinese side Hebei China Fortune, but said that he struggled to retain his edge since leaving Serie A.

"Italy is different, you have eight big matches in a season but in France it is two. Time passed, I lost my motivation and I lost my place.

"When you're at PSG, you always have to be moving forward and maybe I was not always. Except in the Champions League, where I was still motivated."

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