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As Manchester United step up their pursuit of Brazilian midfielder Lucas Moura, What Culture examines the player, his credentials, and whether he is needed at Old Trafford.

Who is Lucas Moura?

Lucas Rodrigues Moura da Silva, or just ‘Lucas’, the name he plays under, is a 19 year old attacking midfielder who currently plays for São Paulo and the Brazilian national team. He made his debut in 2010 aged just 17. He has spent three full seasons for the Brazilian club, making 103 appearances. His most prolific season was in 2011; in 43 appearances he scored 13 times and created 8 assists.

He has had frequent call ups to Brazil’s Under-20 international side, and featured in the Under-20 South American Championships, where he scored a hat-trick against Uruguay. He made his full international debut for Brazil in a friendly match against Scotland on 27 March 2011.

Recently, Lucas has featured in two friendlies against the Netherlands and Romania and »

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