Lucas was known as an attacking midfielder before moving to England.
Gremio but when (former Gremio manager) Mano Menezes, the Brazil manager, called me up for the national team he knew I was playing as a more defensive midfielder for Liverpool. He didn't want me to be the player I was at Gremio. I'm happy in this position now. It was the way that I felt comfortable in the Premier League and you have to adapt," he told Liverpool Magazine.