Levante sign Giampaolo Pazzini on loan from Hellas Verona

Levante have strengthened their attack with the arrival of veteran forward Giampaolo Pazzini from Hellas Verona, the La Liga club announced.

Pazzini, 33, joins on loan until the end of the season in what will be his first experience playing abroad.

A club statement from Levante read: Hellas Verona and Levante UD have agreed the loan of Giampaolo Pazzini. Levante strengthens their attack with an important and experienced player."

A 2010 World Cup winner with Italy, Pazzini scored four goals in 19 Serie A appearances for the Verona outfit this season.

Pazzini joined Hellas in the summer of 2015 from AC Milan and is tied to the Gialloblu until June 2020.