Is Lucas Moura finally on his way to Manchester United?

August 5, 2012 at 00:00 13 comments

Reports in the Mail on Sunday and The Telegraph claim that Lucas Moura is set to join Manchester United for around £30 million (almost €38 million). United have had several bids turned down by São Paulo, but if the claims are correct, the midfielder who turns 20 later this month, could finally be on his way to Old Trafford. São Paulo were originally holding out for something closer to the player’s buyout clause of £63 million (€80 million), but club president Juvenal Juvêncio came under pressure from directors and supporters to accept United’s bid.
Moura is currently on duty with Brazil’s Olympic squad but has started only one game so far in the competition and has yet to impress.

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13 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Victor okpo  |  August 5, 2012 at 00:27

    Up man u

  • 2. Babs  |  August 5, 2012 at 00:40

    Cmon if dis is real then is a risk transfer because utility matters i can wait to see him play

  • 3. chepkwony  |  August 5, 2012 at 02:37

    glad if moura n vp stories r we stil need another lb.its always man u.

  • 4. invister  |  August 5, 2012 at 03:05

    this is the best price he’ll ever get for being in sao paolo

  • 5. hammed abiola folohunsho  |  August 5, 2012 at 03:19

    just dont think the guy is that good, why doesn’t he command first team jersey? prefer sahin or modric and cabaye

  • 6. Ed  |  August 5, 2012 at 03:35

    haters start talking now…lucas will be a hit…

  • 7. nsofor paulinho  |  August 5, 2012 at 04:14

    we welcome him

  • 8. Alan, Manchester UK  |  August 5, 2012 at 08:10

    “Moura is currently on duty with Brazil’s Olympic squad but has started only one game so far in the competition and has yet to impress”.

    This is spot-on. From the little I’ve seen him, he does not fill me with the same excitement as Ronaldo did before he signed the United. I believed from the first moment that Ronaldo was a star, this looks like a much bigger gamble.

    £30M is a whole lot of money. Comments from São Paulo supporters do not reassure me either, with many I’ve seen bewildered at the high price they may receive.

  • 9. Ahmed ocheja  |  August 5, 2012 at 09:40

    Man u shud sign moura n vp pls fergi

  • 10. Ahmed ocheja  |  August 5, 2012 at 09:44

    Moura is nt dat gud lyk oscar neymar man u shud sign modric n vp

  • 11. yuzy  |  August 5, 2012 at 12:28

    welcome at OT in advance Lucas.

  • 12. Tarot  |  August 5, 2012 at 14:18

    A very nice player.

  • 13. Lanre Ahmed  |  August 5, 2012 at 17:08

    Can’t wait to c him in manutd shirt.


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