Brazilian midfielder confirms he has signed for Barcelona
The Barcelona team is set for a little overhaul ahead of next season. And Barcelona directors are already pursuing for their targets around the world.
Reports yesterday from Brazil said Barcelona had sealed the deal to sign Lucas Lima.
The midfielder currently plays for Santos but runs out of contract in December and becomes a free agent.
And Barcelona have capitalized on this to land the talented player. His arrival is rumored to have been engineered by Neymar’s father who is also Lima’s agent.
Neymar would have also played a role in the transfer and the 26-year-old would officially sign a deal on July first.
According to FIFA rules, a player cannot sign a contract with another club until the final six months of his contract.
Brazilian news media Globoesporte claims the player has confirmed his move to Barcelona. He told friends at a poker event where over 50 people were present including Neymar
In 2018, Lucas Lima has scored two goals in eight matches for Santos. And he also has 14 caps with the Brazilian national team scoring two goals.