Paris Saint-Germain announced on Wednesday that an agreement has
been reached with Sao Paulo to sign Brazilian international
midfielder Lucas Moura in January.
The French capital giants had insisted that their summer spending
was over after the arrivals of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Thiago Silva
and Ezequiel Lavezzi, but sporting director Leonardo has struck a
deal that will see the midfielder, who turns 20 this month, move
to the Parc des Princes on a four-and-a-half-year deal.
"Paris Saint-Germain and Sao Paulo FC have reached today an
agreement for the definitive transfer of Lucas Rodriguez Moura Da
Silva," read a statement on the club's website.
"By signing a young talent of the quality of Lucas Rodriguez
Moura Da Silva, Paris Saint-Germain is already preparing the
The player, who had also been a target for Manchester United and
Real Madrid, is currently with the Brazil squad, who will play
Mexico in the Olympic final at Wembley on Saturday.