Picking a Manchester United Starting XI to Include Lucas Moura

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Picking a Manchester United Starting XI to Include Lucas Moura
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Recent weeks have left us with the knowledge that Sao Paulo midfielder and Brazilian prodigy, Lucas Moura, is a man in demand, not least of which by Manchester United.

Sir Alex Ferguson’s side are reported to have already had a £30 million bid rejected for the youngster (via Daily Mail) but are now said to be preparing an improved offer (via Goal.com).

If such stories touted by the media are to be believed, this tells us that the Red Devils are certainly adamant in landing their man and despite the massive amount of names linked with the English giants, Moura is a true target for the club in every sense.

The 19-year-old is currently in England preparing for Brazil’s Olympic football campaign for which they are favourites to win.

Last night saw the teenager play a role in his nation’s decisive win over Great Britain in the host’s only warm-up match before the competition gets underway.

This gives English clubs the ideal opportunity to try and strike a deal for any foreign talent and with Chelsea allegedly close to tying up a deal for Lucas’ teammate, Oscar, it seems United may strive to land a South American starlet of their own.

Even if Moura were to complete a move to Old Trafford, however, just where would he fit in and amongst which players?

Read on to find out.

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