Neill has ambitions to play for Sydney franchise

Agent Paddy Dominguez has spoken of Neill's passion and determination for starting a new Sydney-based club to play in Australia's A League.

"As far as Lucas is concerned, he has a huge emotional attachment to this. When he eventually quits Europe he'll come back here to play for the franchise," explained Dominguez.

"As far as Lucas is concerned, he is determined to put something back into the game in this country.

"Lucas has shown with his player scholarship scheme in the Manly district that he wants to make a significant contribution. He wants to leave a lasting legacy for Australian soccer.

"I can tell you that some of the names we are dealing with at the moment will blow your mind. But the real aim of the club is to develop and foster local football.

"Our charter is to have, within three or four years of our existence, a starting line-up made up of at least eight local players. That's the dream, that's the intention."

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