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Lucas Leiva could join Napoli on a season long deal after hinting his desire to leave Liverpool

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Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva could soon be reunited with former manager Rafael Benitez at Italian side Napoli according to reports today from the trusted English tabloid Independent. The recent developments comes after the Brazilian posted the following photo on his Instagram account.

lucas Liverpool player posts astonishing photo in Instagram, fuels desire to leave club

The photo clearly depicts a light at the end of a dark tunnel which might hint towards the 27 year old’s desire to leave Anfield to see significant game time on the pitch.

It is believed that Napoli’s move for Manchester United flop Marouane Fellaini has hit a potential stumbling block over the player’s high wage demands of £100,000-a-week.

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Moreover Lucas holds an Italian passport as we reported way back in the first week of July. Recent injuries have also held back Lucas’ flourishing career at Liverpool while Steven Gerrard’s deep lying role and the arrival of Emre Can from Bayer Leverkusen in the summer hints that his future lies way from the club.

Benitez had earlier signed Lucas for £5m from Gremio in 2007 during the former successful reign at Anfield and Naples based outlet Napoli Style have also reported that the Spanish tactician is keen to bring his former pupil at Sao Paolo Stadion for th 2014-15 season on a loan deal with an option to buy.

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Comments (4)

  1. Any liverpool fan would gladly drive him to his next destination. Decent enough player but since the knee injury he’s just a walking yellow card. Anything above 5m and the club have done well to get rid.

  2. lucas is a good midfielder and a harsh one if he is afraid of the competition in the midfield roll then he did not believe on him self he can do it gerrard only have 1/2 season more and their more games to play now cl pl facup carling cup

  3. Lucas is the only provent defensive midfielder liverpool had. If Gerrad get injured or suspended is not backup on the bench we can rely on a 20 years old to provide cover for the defense, personally I will keep Lucas until a suitable replacement is found.

  4. In my opinion……other then a couple of matches….there is no significant mark which Lucas have on Liverpool (maximum of the time he back pass or just book himself for a yellow card for some unwanted tackles) ….Its better that we get rid of him asap….