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Lucas Moura has signed a new five-year contract with Tottenham, the club has confirmed.

The Brazilian was one of Spurs’ standout players last season, scoring an incredible hat-trick in the Champions League semi-finals against Ajax. He was unfortunate not to start in the final against Liverpool, which Tottenham lost 2-1 to Liverpool.

But it appears Lucas is a big part of Mauricio Pochettino’s plans after being handed a one-year extension to his contract. His new deal expires in the summer of 2024, meaning Spurs have tied the 26-year-old down for the best years of his career.

The announcements comes just 24 hours after Tottenham confirmed the deadline day signings of Giovani Lo Celso from Real Betis and Ryan Sessegnon from Fulham. The Londoners also signed Tanguy Ndombele from Lyon and Jack Clarke from Leeds United earlier in the window – Clarke has returned to Elland Road on a season-long loan.

Lucas may face competition from Clarke next season, while Sessegnon has the potential to be used in the attacking positions Lucas often takes up.

Spurs will be hoping Lucas can produce more sensational hat-tricks like the ones he scored against Ajax and Huddersfield Town last term.

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