Tottenham Hotspur winger Lucas Moura has been linked with a move away from north London as reports from Turkey share some late exit news.
The Lowdown: Spurs exodus…
Left-back Sergio Reguilon and midfielder Harry Winks have become the latest Spurs players to move on during this transfer window as they complete loan moves to Atletico Madrid and Sampdoria respectively.
Who should Spurs sign in last minute deal?
They join the likes of Giovani Lo Celso, Tanguy Ndombele, Joe Rodon and Steven Bergwijn as senior stars who have also departed Hotspur Way either on a temporary deal or permanently.
Very little time remains until the closure of the market, but despite their plethora of outgoings it appears yet another name could now be on the exit list.
The Latest: Galatasaray swoop for Lucas…
According to reports out of Turkey, Spurs’ speedster is attracting last-gasp interest.
Super Lig giants Galatasaray, according to major Turkish outlet Takvim, have made an offer to sign the Brazilian on loan with an option to buy as their club chiefs start ‘attempts’ over a late deal.
It is believed they have also contacted Lucas’ camp and he is not in manager Antonio Conte’s plans this season.
The Verdict: One to keep?
The 30-year-old hasn’t featured much this season but could still come as a solid rotational option amid a long season.
Injuries can change the complexion of everything and Lucas can fill the right-wing-back void as a possible alternative to the likes of Matt Doherty and Emerson Royal.
On his day, the South American can prove a real handful, as evident by the fact he completed more successful take-ons per 90 than any Spurs player last year on average (WhoScored).
Called a ‘monster’ by international teammate Raphinha, a glowing endorsement from such a brilliant player, keeping Lucas on may be the right course of action for now.
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