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Lucas Moura targets ‘a lot more’ silverware for Spurs

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Lucas Moura is already setting his sights on more trophies for Tottenham following their Audi Cup victory against Bayern Munich.

After coming so close to winning the Champions League last season, Lucas won silverware for the first time as a Spurs player on Wednesday after helping them beat Bayern in the Audi Cup final.

The Brazilian started as a lone forward in a 4-2-3-1 formation, and helped Spurs take a two-goal lead through Erik Lamela and Christian Eriksen. However, Jann-Fiete Arp pulled one back for Bayern before Jack Roles replaced Lucas in the 70th-minute.

Alphonso Davies then grabbed an equaliser 11 minutes later in Munich to send the final into penalties.

But Mauricio Pochettino’s young side held on to win 6-5 in the shoot-out after Jerome Boateng missed his spot-kick. It marked the team’s second big win in the space of two days after beating Real Madrid 1-0 on Tuesday.

And Lucas hopes Spurs’ pre-season trophy in Germany is just the start of many to come his way.

“I am very happy for this because it was two hard days and two hard games,” he told SpursTV.

“I am very, very happy to get my first trophy with Tottenham. It is always my objective to get trophies and to be champions, and I hope to get a lot more.

“We will work hard this season to get more trophies.

“It is very important to work hard in the pre-season. Games like this get us ready for the season because the season will be very hard.

“I think we are doing a good job and we are almost ready for the season.”

Celebrations in Germany, though, were somewhat overshadowed by Juan Foyth’s ankle injury. The Argentine defender left on a stretcher, and could be a doubt for the start of the new season.

But youngsters Roles, George Marsh, Oliver Skipp and Japhet Tanganga all proved themselves ready to step up should Pochettino need them.

“That is very important for us,” added Lucas.

“They have a lot of quality and personality. I am sure that they have a great future with the club.”

Spurs will next take on Inter Milan for their final International Champions Cup match on Sunday at home.

MUNICH, GERMANY – JULY 31: The players of Tottenham Hotspurs: Georges-Kevin Nokoudou Mbida (front row, L-R), Danny Rose, Harry Winks, Kyle Walker-Peters, Lucas Rodrigues Moura, Moussa Sissoko (second row, L-R), Erik Lamela, Davinson Sanchez, goalkeeper Hugo Lloris, Jan Vertonghen and Deli Alli line up prior the Audi cup 2019 3rd place match between Real Madrid and Fenerbahce at Allianz Arena on July 31, 2019 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Christian Kaspar-Bartke/Getty Images for AUDI)