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Tottenham manager Mourinho lauds Lucas Moura for making 'sacrifices'

Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho has heaped praise on Lucas Moura for his performances this season.

Moura was called upon to lead Spurs' forward line at various times during the season because of injuries to Harry Kane, Heung-min Son and Steven Bergwijn.

Mourinho told the club's website: "With all the problems we had, Lucas is probably one of the few players that was here the day I arrived and never stopped, apart from some extreme fatigue he had because he was playing every match.

"He did everything for us during the season. He played in every position. He played as a striker when we had no strikers. He had no rest, he had to play every match in every competition.

"It's really amazing and shows the team player that he is - a team player, a consistent player, a player who sacrifices himself for the needs of the team.

"We have more, and I'm a fortunate coach, but Lucas is a good example."

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