BLANC IS RIGHT, I MUST IMPROVE - LUCAS MOURA
The Brazil international admits he must have a
greater impact in games for Paris Saint-
Germain this season.
Lucas Moura agrees with coach Laurent Blancâ€™s
assessment that he must do more to prove his
worth to Paris Saint-Germain.
Ahead of last weekend's Ligue 1 trip to Nantes,
Blanc praised Lucas' ability but urged him to "do
more because he has a lot of talent".
Lucas started the match but was substituted 25
minutes from time, having made little impact on
a 4-1 comeback victory. He has not found the
net since scoring the only goal in PSG's
opening-day victory at Lille
The 23-year-old believes his selfless work on
the field might be hindering him, while pointing
out he is not a natural goalscorer in the mould
of team-mates Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Edinson
"I agree with him," Lucas said of Blancâ€™s
words. "I am working hard to improve this.
Sometimes I pay the price because I always
think of the team first and only afterwards of
"I always help out in defence and sometimes I
do not have time to go into the penalty area and
"I'm not a goalscorer. I know I will become
more effective. The most important thing is that
I always try to improve and I have a good
"Ibra and Cavani are almost perfect on the
pitch. They are always in scoring positions.
They are the real goalscorers.
"For Cavani, it comes natural. I think he knows
where the ball will go. Maybe, with more
experience, I can improve this aspect of my
PSG resume their Champions League campaign
against Shakhtar Donetsk on Wednesday and
Lucas believes he is with a club where he can
win Europe's top prize and can be a decisive
impact in their journey.
He added: "I love playing here. I want to write
my story here. I feel that I can win the
Champions League with PSG. I do what I love,
playing football in the most beautiful city in the
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