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Lucas Moura will give Tottenham a new dimension in attack

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Back in 2012, a certain teenager named Lucas Moura was the rave of the moment in the Brazilian league after series of impressive displays for Sao Paulo and was tagged the “next best thing” to come out of Brazil alongside Santos playmaker Neymar, with the duo making a huge impression on interested suitors around Europe for their respective clubs.

As a result, in the summer of 2012 the Moura was the subject of a three-way transfer battle between European giants such as Manchester United, Inter Milan and Paris Saint Germain.

French giants Paris Saint-Germain won the battle for his signature in the winter of 2013 for a reported fee of £38 million and he went on to establish himself as a first team regular for the Les Parisiens where he developed into one of the finest wingers in the Ligue 1.

Having enjoyed a stellar season with Paris Saint Germain last term scoring 19 in 53 games, the Brazilian winger was hoping for more of the same with the French giants this season but reverse was the case as the high-profile arrival of Kylian Mbappe and Neymar from both Monaco and Barcelona respectively last summer ousted him from the starting eleven and made him surplus to requirement at the Parc des Prince this season.

However, prior to his move to Tottenham for a reported fee of £25 million this winter, the attacking midfielder only featured in six games across all competitions for the French outfit scoring one goal and providing the same number of assists.

Despite Spurs boasting of one of the deadliest attack in the League consisting of the likes of Harry Kane, Dele Alli, Christian Eriksen and Hueng Min Son, the arrival of Lucas Moura will give Pochettino more directness in attack as the Argentine tactician majorly make use of inverted wingers on the right hand side of the attack.

Given his ability to stretch and run at opposing defenders as well as his trickery and excellent dribbling skills, he would add a new dimension to the north London club firepower in attack and should he regain his last season form he could be pivotal to Spurs bid in the hunt to finish in the top four this season and could also boost his chances of representing Brazil in Russia this summer.

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