Newcastle United were close to bringing in Lucas Moura from Tottenham Hotspur

Newcastle United Lucas Moura

Fabrizio Romano reveals that Newcastle United could have brought Lucas Moura from Tottenham Hotspur on the deadline day. The Summer transfer window closes on 1st September, Thursday. English Premier League clubs had a busy summer transfer session. Setting new records after records. Evidently, it was quite clear that each and every club wants to make good use of the transfer window. Reaching almost every option out in the transfer window. And getting the full benefit out of it. While there was joy on some managers face, some managers were unhappy. Because they lost their chances to sign in potential signings. The same is the story of the Newcastle United manager Eddie Howe, who regrets missing his chance for the Brazilian Lucas Moura from Tottenham Hotspur

The English manager bought Alexander Isak, Sven Botman, Matt Targett, and Nick Pope, from the summer transfer window. But certainly, the Magpies manager wanted to see the Brazilian Lucas Moura in St James’ Park.

Loss for Newcastle United as they did not sign Lucas Moura from Tottenham Hotspur?

The 30-years-old Brazilian international plays as a winger and forward for the Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur. The Brazilian had different youth clubs. But, he started his professional career in São Paulo in the 2010-2012 season. Then he had a successful spell in Paris Saint-Germain. Where he made 134 appearances while scoring 34 goals. Further, he made his arrival to the English side Tottenham Hotspur on January 2018 for £25 million. He scored 19 goals in his 139 appearances for the London giants. Moura’s best play for the Spurs was in the semi-final again the Dutch giants. His second-half hat-trick helped Tottenham in a 3–2 away victory over Ajax to reach the 2018-2019 final.

The Brazilian is known for his powerful, creative, and technically gifted skills. He has explosive acceleration, agility, pace, and both on and off the ball as well as movement. He is also excellent in dribbling skills, tricks, and feints. This makes him a versatile attacker, capable of playing in any position. All these qualities make Newcastle United regret his decision of not signing him in.

Furthermore, the Italian journalist said that,

“Newcastle wanted Lucas Moura as they approached Tottenham during Deadline Day, same for Aston Villa. Spurs decided to keep the player, never been advanced. Lucas future remains open as he’s out of contract in June 2023 and there are chances for a free move.”

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