Lucas Moura Close to PSG Exit with Arsenal Linked
Brazilian winger Lucas Moura has admitted that he will probably leave Paris Saint Germain thismonth, with ESPN reporting that Arsenal are mulling over an offer.
Lucas has slipped behind Angel di Maria, Neymar, Kylian Mbappe and Javier Pastore in the peckingorder and the French club have publicly confessed they are open to offers.
Moura has only made 6 appearances for PSG this season and was closely linked with ManchesterUnited, until they sealed the transfer of Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal.
"Is there a chance that I stay this winter? I do not think so," Lucas said. "With what the coach hassaid, it looks like this is the end of my Paris story.
"I have offers but I cannot talk about them. I like English football very much, it is truly one of the bestleagues in the world."
Tottenham Hotspur have also been linked as they look to bolster their wide options. Arsenal havesold Theo Walcott during this window and have gone cold on the pursuit of Malcom from Bordeaux. Find exclusive BetVictor Bonus Code, one of the top online bookmakers.
Fernandinho signs new Manchester contract
Manchester City midfielder Fernandinho has signed a new contract at the club, tying him down untilthe summer of 2020. The player is a favourite of current boss Pep Guardiola, who has been keen toget the 32 year old to commit.
The Brazilian has made 30 appearances so far this season, with his City side 12 points clear at the topof the Premier League, he has starred as the defensive fulcrum alongside David Silva and Kevin deBruyne in midfield.
Fernandinho told Manchester City’s official website, “This is a Club with a fantastic future and I wantto be a part of it for as long as possible. With Pep in charge, I feel sure we can win significantsilverware and, importantly, we will try to do it playing attractive, attacking football.
“It’s a pleasure to be a part of this Club and I look forward to seeing what the next few years bring.”Fernandinho has made 213 appearances for City, scoring 19 goals in the process since joining fromShakhtar Donetsk in 2013.