The agent of Lucas has confirmed he's offered the youngster to Real Madrid. The Sao Paulo star is emerging as a top target for Real president Florentino Perez ahead of the summer market.

Wagner Ribeiro revealed: "It's part of my job. I proposed to Real Madrid Neymar at the time, also Kaka and Robinho, all players who were represented by me. I have friends at Real, including the president, which goes beyond sports and therefore it was my duty to encourage a meeting.

"Lucas is among the top five players in the world. He is up with Messi, Neymar, Cristiano Ronaldo and Kaka."