Tottenham Confirm Moura on Five-Year Deal


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Tottenham Hotspur gave their fans a boost ahead of tonight’s Premier League clash with Manchester United by announcing the signing of Lucas Moura.

The 25-year-old arrived in a £25m deal finalised today with Paris St Germain. Capped 36 times by Brazil, the winger is set to make his debut against Liverpool this weekend at Anfield in a clash which will have a huge impact on the top four come the end of this season.

Finishing the paperwork proved time-consuming after the player and his agent agreed personal terms during a visit last Thursday to Tottenham’s Enfield training facilities.

Moura spent five years in Paris after leaving Sao Paulo in 2013. Having made 222 appearances for Les Parisians, the Brazilian found himself on the periphery this season featuring just six times.

The winds of change were blowing through his career and moving to north London will reinvigorate him in a World Cup year. Tite, in common with a number of other national teams coaches, is insisting that his players are playing for their club side on a regular basis.

For Tottenham, the upside comes with Moura not being cup-tied in the Champions League. All of his PSG appearance this season came in domestic fixtures, with all bar one coming away from home.