It seems strange to refer to Lucas Moura as the new boy at Tottenham, but that is in fact what he still is.
Spurs have been inactive in the transfer window this season, becoming the first Premier League side in history not to sign a single new player over a campaign.
The last signing came in the form of Moura way back in January 2018, although he was largely unused until this season.
Pochettino gave Moura the odd cameo in the 2017/18 season in order to give him time to adjust to life and football in a new country, as well as regain his fitness.
Starting this season, Moura was a first team regular and stamped his mark on the Premier League early on with a goal against Fulham and a brace against Man United.
Since then, the Brazilian has fallen away slightly, and rarely starts a big game under Pochettino, with Son Heung Min preferred more often than not.
Despite this, Moura still says he is ‘very happy’ at Spurs, and has evaluated his first full season.
He said (Tottenham): “I’m very happy. It’s my first (full) season in the Premier League and for me, it’s the most difficult championship in the world. I’ve played a lot of games, I’ve scored a few important goals for the team and the most important thing is to be ready to help because we have a very good squad and everyone can play, everyone can do a good job.
“It’s a long season, many games and the intensity is so high here but I feel very good physically and mentally. I’m happy with my Club, my team-mates and as I’ve always said, I believe in this team.”
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