38-goal Premier League star bids emotional farewell amid Newcastle United ‘offer’

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Newcastle United have reportedly been offered the chance to sign the Tottenahm Hotspur star.

Lucas Moura has penned an emotional farewell message to Tottenham Hotspur ahead of departing on a free transfer this summer.

The Brazilian is leaving North London, five-and-a-half years after joining from Paris Saint-Germain for £25million. In total, he’s made 220 appearances and scored 38 goals, including a hat-trick to send Spurs to the Champions League final in 2019.

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Moura, however, has struggled for game time this season - featuring just 18 times - and as a result will leave when his contract expires next month.

“I can’t believe it’s time to say goodbye,” Moura posted on Instagram. “I don’t have the words to explain how grateful I am for having had the opportunity to defend this badge.

“Thank you very much Spurs family, God bless you all. I will always love you. 😢🤍 #COYS #ThanksJESUS”

It’s been reported by the Chronicle that the 30-year-old has been offered to Newcastle. Moura played alongside Kieran Trippier when Spurs reached the Champions League and is the same nationality as Joelinton and Bruno Guimaraes.

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Moura’s agent Junior Pedroso said last month he is exploring options across Europe and Brazil. He said: “There is no movement in that direction. We are studying proposals in Europe to choose the best path for Lucas.”

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