Lucas ready for new chapter in career

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
Dom Le Roy

Lucas Moura can’t wait to turn the page onto ‘a new chapter in my life’ at Spurs.

The Brazilian completed his transfer from Paris St Germain on transfer deadline day , signing a contract until 2023. He will wear shirt number 27.

An article on the club website describes how at just 25 Lucas has packed plenty into his short career already, including over 30 senior caps for Brazil and multiple trophies at PSG including four-successive Ligue 1 titles after joining the French club from Sao Paulo in January, 2013, scoring 46 goals and claimed another 50 assists in 229 games for PSG.

Lucas has also won the FIFA Confederations Cup (2013) and an Olympic silver medal (2012) with Brazil.

On his arrival at Hotspur Way our new recruit said: I’m so, so happy,” he said. “It’s a new chapter in my life, a new challenge for me.
“I’ve joined a big club with big players and I look forward to playing and helping the team.
“I can play in the Champions League, which is a big objective for me and to make new friends is always a pleasure.

He added: “I will give my best for this Club. I think we have a lot of quality and I think we can win big things.”

It adds that Lucas has been blown away by the clubs training facilities at Hotspur Way and our world-class new stadium that is due to open later this year.He added: “It’s amazing, I’ve never seen a training centre like this. The new stadium as well – I’m so excited. Everything is perfect. I’m sure we will do big things together.Here, it’s a new challenge and as I said, a new chapter in my life. I will have the opportunity to play, to show my talent and my quality and it’s also a big Club, a big structure, a lot of fans and the history of the Club is also very interesting. It’s a pleasure for me to play for Tottenham.”

Serge Aurier, Lucas’ former team-mate at PSG, was quick to take on the job of helping him settle in
Lucas added: “Serge said a lot of good things about the Club, about the coach, about the fans. He’s crazy! He’s a very nice guy and an amazing player. I’m so happy to play with him again.”

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