Tottenham Hotspur forward Lucas Moura has signed an annual contract extension that may keep him at the Premier League club till 2024.
The 26-year-old’s new deal could be a reward for his very good finish to last season, including a hat-trick in Tottenham’s thrilling Champions League semi-final win at Ajax.
Lucas was a key player in Spurs’ run to the ultimate in Madrid — lost to Liverpool — conjointly scoring the late cluster stage equaliser at Barcelona that took them into the last sixteen before his semi-final heroics.
That treble in Dutch capital, including a last-gasp winner, was his second hat-trick for Tottenham when he conjointly scored 3 against Huddersfield a month earlier.
He eventually scored fifteen goals all told competitions last season and is currently a trustworthy member of coach Mauricio Pochettino’s squad following a slow begin in north London.
Pochettino had to attend to examine the most effective of Lucas as he took time to regulate following his £25 million ($30.2 million) move from Paris Saint Germain in January 2018.