Lucas Moura, after a match played with Tottenham


Barça refused the signing of Lucas Moura this summer

Published:4/09/2019 - 14:17h

Updated:4/09/2019 - 14:17h

From diverse sources ensures that FC Barcelona had the possibility of signing Lucas Moura, a transfer that finally refused in the middle of the negotiations for the return of Neymar Jr

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In the last days of this past market of signings, the FC Barcelona could have reinforced with a player 'covered' for the forward. And it is that, as they have desvelado sources of the Spanish press as 'MD', the Barça could do with the services of Lucas Moura, the hero of the Tottenham in the past semifinals of the Champions League, when it annotated a 'hat-trick' agónico that put to the 'spurs' in the final of the tournament.

The Brazilian player of 27 years had played previously in the PSG before going to the Tottenham, and would have seen with very good eyes land in the Camp Nou to finish to explode his qualities futbolísticas. Always it has been an electrical footballer and technician, that has characterised by his vertiginous drivings and by a constant disequilibrium.

The big problem of his career has been the fault of regularity, that has prevented him finish to develop all his potential. In the Barça could have it fact, but the Tottenham asked a minimum of 50 million euros and from the Barcelona club did not want to tackle the signing, when having already of Messi, Suárez, Griezmann and Dembélé like aces in the forward.

With Ansu Fati, Carles Pérez and Abel Ruiz in the inferior categories, and a player like Aleñá that also can act in positions of mediapunta, extreme or 'false nine', the FC Barcelona desestimó the ofrecimiento to last hour of the last market of signings.

The Barcelona club could not tackle the operation because it did not want to put in risk the 'Financial Fair-Play' neither the balance in the mass salarial of the staff. Besides, to sportive level did not consider a reinforcement prioritario, to the not being requested by Ernesto Valverde.

The aim of the Barça in the short term is Neymar

Lucas Moura will remain therefore in the Tottenham, and when it go back to open the window of signings foresees that Barça and PSG follow negotiating by a Neymar Jr that wishes to return as it was to the rows culés. With the arrival of the Brazilian, the FC Barcelona would complete without place to doubts the best forward of the current football and, if the numbers accompany, who know if also of the history.

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