PSG winger Lucas Moura in London for Tottenham talks

Lucas of PSG celebrates scoring his sides second goal during the UEFA Champions League Group A match between Arsenal FC and Paris Saint Germain at the Emirates Stadium

Lucas of PSG celebrates scoring his sides second goal during the UEFA Champions League Group A match between Arsenal FC and Paris Saint Germain at the Emirates Stadium

Tottenham Hotspur have thrashed out personal terms on a contract with Paris Saint-Germain winger Lucas Moura.

Lucas had been a highly-rated target for Manchester United when he opted to join PSG from Sao Paulo in 2013 but he has fallen down the pecking order in the French capital since the arrival of countryman Neymar at the start of the season. PSG have been claimed to want around £25m for his services.

"If not, it's a massive pressure for the player, for the club too because all the players need time to adapt themselves in a new league, or when you change club and play in a different philosophy".

Given Unai Emery's rich attacking resources, there is no longer room for the 25-year-old at the club and the Parisians are eager to sell to help meet Financial Fair Play requirements.

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"I have spoken with him many times in the season", Emery said of Lucas, who is crucially not cup-tied for the Champions League, earlier this week. Where he ends up might depend on who is willing to spend upwards of £35 million to sign him this month, however. Pochettino, who played for PSG, has been keen to add more creative options and has secured Levy's backing to bring in a...

According to France Football, Tottenham have now emerged as the frontrunners for Lucas and the player is currently in London with his agent to hold further discussions with Spurs.

Moura returned to Paris on Thursday evening but it is now claimed the Brazil global has struck a deal with Spurs, who will match his £79,000-a-week wages.

The two clubs were squabbling regarding the transfer fee, but it appears that the two clubs have settled their differences.

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