Lucas RUMORS & NEWS

  • Besiktas target Lucas set for Liverpool stay

    ESPN FC "Lucas Leiva looks likely to remain a Liverpool player with manager Brendan Rodgers insisting he is an important part of his squad. Lucas, 28, appeared to be surplus requirements with Besiktas hopeful of signing the player. The Turkish club reportedly had a loan bid rejected for the Brazil..." August 25

  • Liverpool outcast Lucas eyes shock return against Arsenal

    Daily Star "The Reds midfielder fell out with the Kop boss after he was dropped down the pecking order on Merseyside. Lucas, 28, is considering his future but with Jordan Henderson struggling with a heel injury the Brazil midfielder could be brought back into the squad. Henderson, 25, is unlikely to..." August 24

  • Lucas Leiva set to move for more game time predicts legend Jamie Carragher

    Daily Mirror "Jamie Carragher senses Lucas Leiva will be leaving Liverpool because he wants to play more football. Anfield icon and TV pundit Carragher still retains close links with the club he served with distinction for 16 years, and he admitted he wasn’t surprised at the Brazilian midfielder Lucas’..." August 15

  • Liverpool will listen to Lucas Leiva offers of around £8m - sources

    ESPN FC "Lucas Leiva will be allowed to leave Liverpool after falling out of favour with manager Brendan Rodgers. The Reds are prepared to listen to offers of around £8m for the 28-year-old, whose first-team chances at Anfield will be severely limited if he stays, sources have told ESPN FC. Lucas did..." August 10

  • Liverpool relief as Inter drop midfielder interest to chase Arsenal and Spurs target

    The Express "The San Siro giants were thought to be chasing the Brazilian midfielder, who was reportedly close to leaving Anfield in January. But manager Roberto Mancini has instead turned his attention to Paris Saint-Germain star Thiago Motta in effort to bolster his midfield. Motta, 32, made 36..." June 03

  • Thigh injury to keep Liverpool's Lucas Leiva on sideline for weeks

    ESPN FC "Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva is facing several weeks out of action after aggravating a thigh injury, manager Brendan Rodgers says. The Brazil international, 28, suffered the problem initially during the 2-0 Premier League victory over West Ham on Jan. 31. He missed the following..." February 09

  • Lucas Leiva wants to leave Liverpool amid Inter Milan links, sources say

    ESPN FC "Lucas Leiva wants to leave Liverpool and is intrigued by the prospect of a move to Inter Milan, sources have told ESPN FC. Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has ruled out letting the midfielder go in this transfer window, but ESPN FC has been told the Brazilian is willing to move and that he..." January 19

  • Lucas likely to leave Liverpool in January as Inter Milan hold talks over loan deal

    talkSport "Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva is in negotiations with Inter Milan about a loan move in January. The Brazilian is reportedly looking for a way out of Anfield this season after finding himself further down the pecking order than expected. Napoli expressed an interest in Lucas' services..." December 19

  • Lucas Leiva keen to quit Liverpool in search of first-team football

    Metro "Liverpool midfielder Lucas appears to be looking for a January exit from the club after admitting his desire to pursue first-team football elsewhere. The Brazilian, who has been with the Reds since 2007, has struggled to break into Brendan Rodgers’ side this season. Lucas has featured in..." October 23

  • Liverpool set to offload Lucas Leiva to fund £25m Dejan Lovren offer

    The Express "The Reds have already had a £20m bid for Lovren rebuffed by the Saints, who are holding out for £25m. The player himself is determined to move and is even threatening not to show up for pre-season training but Southampton won't budge in their valuation of the Croatian international. And..." July 08

  • Liverpool blow as Lucas is ruled out for two months with knee injury

    Daily Mail "Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva is expected to be sidelined for up to two months by a knee ligament injury. It is understood the Brazil midfielder has damaged the medical collateral ligament in his right knee. Although not as serious as injury to a cruciate ligament - the 27-year-old ruptured..." January 21