Liverpool's Lucas puts Anderson friendship to one side
The pair came through the ranks in Brazil together and Lucas told The Times: "I played with Anderson at Grêmio and for Brazil at the [2008 Beijing] Olympics and we have played against each other already in this country.
"We are good friends, but on the pitch I will think only of Liverpool, not friendships.
"He is really strong and quick - he actually used to play as a striker in Brazil but now he is in the midfield - and he has a lot of quality. But when you are playing against Manchester United you cannot focus on just one player because you know that they have quality all over the pitch."