Lucas Leiva: The Longest Serving Player of Liverpool Waved With £5 Million to Move to Lazio
Lucas Leiva is the longest serving player of Liverpool. He was the player of Liverpool from 10 years and seemed to complete his contract with a friendly nod and move to Lazio as he accepts it to be his future. This Brazilian player was pictured with a Lazio scarf at the airport; the Italian club posted his picture on the official twitter account. At the age of 30, he reached in his final year of a contract with 19 starts in all competitions of that season and 349 in total for the club. He was bid for £5 million. To get the help and guidance from the experience of this amazing player, Jurgen Klopp had asked Lucas Leiva to stay back in the last 18 months of the player in Liverpool. Though the interests from many clubs from Turkey and Italy, he decided not to stop or be the hurdle in the Lucas Leiva’s chosen path. Further, in conversation with media before leaving for the pre-season practice with his squad for Hong Kong he added that he wasn’t 100% sure but they should talk about the facts and not the rumors. Lucas had the outstanding and amazing time with Liverpool and hence he thinks for him.
“Well, the recent news says that an online poll run by Lucas’s current club Lazio got him a huge victory“. Lucas Leiva was nominated for the Best player of 2018 award along with the striker Ciro Immobile, and midfielder Sergej Milinković-Savić. And as soon as the Liverpool fans found out about the poll they made sure that Lucas should win the Award. And their poll helped the player win the Award for the Best player of 2018 with 79% votes in his favor. Ciro Immobile stood at 2nd position with 13% votes and Sergej “Milinković-Savić 3rd with just“ 8% votes.