Tottenham Hotspur supervisor Antonio Conte has confirmed that Lucas Moura will depart the membership on the finish of the 2022-23 season.
The Brazilian winger has suffered main harm points this season and has made simply 11 appearances throughout competitions. Furthermore, with Dejan Kulusevski and Richarlison’s presence, Moura has shifted additional down the pecking order.
Therefore, Tottenham have now determined towards activating the one-year extension clause in Moura’s contract, which is about to run out this summer time. Talking about this in a pre-match press convention, supervisor Antonio Conte acknowledged (by way of soccer.london):
” this can be a resolution of the membership and for certain this season is a troublesome season for Lucas however on the identical time for us. Truthfully, in my thoughts once we deliberate the season Lucas was an necessary participant for us.”
“However in the event you see from he begin of the season till now Lucas performed perhaps one recreation, additionally with ache within the Champions League towards Marseille and likewise not the entire recreation with us.”
Conte defined how Tottenham have suffered this season as a result of accidents to Moura, Richarlison, and Kulusevski and stated:
“To start with I feel the injury is for me and the group. A participant like Lucas is an efficient participant. Additionally final season he helped us attain the Champions League. In my thoughts, my plan was to have him in my squad however we didn’t have chance to make use of him due to the accidents.”
“It was actually troublesome this season particularly as a result of it occurred twice that Kulusevski and Richarlison had been each injured. To face this wasn’t simple. Then in the event you ask concerning the resolution of the membership, I respect the choice of the membership.”
Lucas Moura’s profession at Tottenham
The Brazilian winger joined the north London facet from Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) in 2018.
He has scored 38 targets and supplied 27 assists in 213 video games for the membership. This consists of his iconic hat trick within the second leg of the 2019 UEFA Champions League semi-finals towards Ajax to take Tottenham to the ultimate, the place they misplaced to Liverpool.
Whereas Moura has had some glorious moments with Spurs, the pacy winger arguably did not be as prolific because the membership anticipated of him.
Reviews counsel that he’s now trying to return to membership soccer in Brazil.
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