“This is a dream come true,” Lucas Silva said in 2015 when he signed to Real Madrid for a €14m fee and started his European ambitions. Four years later, the Brazilian midfielder is no longer a Real Madrid player following his agreement along with the club to terminate his contract by mutual consent. Sadly, no one talks about it as some fans may have forgotten him for missing a lot after years in exile. The former wonderkid is now training on his own as he has no work permit due to a bureaucratic issue, but still determined to find a new and permanent home in Europe. “I have a year left on my contract and I want to continue [my career] in Europe,” he told reporters just early this week. Claim your bonus at 12BET Sportsbook when you register an account. We have exciting offers coming, plus latest sports news, betting odds and match predictions all collected for you!
Silva won midfielder of the year in the Campeonato Brasileiro in 2014 before entering the European giant. He made a successful debut just a month after signing in a 2-0 victory against Deportivo de La Coruna, scoring the second goal for the team. The 26-year old has seen playing for Madrid on April 29, 2015, as a second half substitute in a 3-0 victory over Almería. It was his last appearance from his parent-team. The Brazilian has only made a total of 9 first-team appearances in La Liga and Champions League, dealt with health conditions, went on loan to Marseille for the 2015-16 season and spending the last 2 and half years on loan back at Cruzeiro.
His time being on loan is longer than on the team which is a nightmare in every soccer player. “I wish I’d had more opportunities in Madrid, but it just wasn’t possible. It was still a great experience. I learned a lot and with only one year left on my contract, we both decided it was better for everyone to just terminate the deal early,” Silva said. Prior to his transfer and while Silva is still in contract with the club, Madrid already removed him first team roster on the team’s official website and his name were taken off in all Real Madrid related topics and websites. Register now to get the latest updates of our forthcoming promotions at 12BET Sportsbook!
Silva wanted a move to Italy with Genoa, but after a couple of negotiations and an agent working on his transfer, nothing happened. “I was close to Genoa and we were in direct contact, but at the end of the day it wasn’t finalised due to some details,” he said. Now that the transfer windows are closed where Real Madrid also lose Keylor Navas to PSG, Silva will remained a free agent until another transfer window open or a team calls for an emergency signing. “I want to play in Europe that is my objective,” Silva highlighted in his interviews. All you need to know about online betting is here, so don’t miss the chance to learn and win. Take advantage of our latest promotion wherein your first bet is also your first win only here at 12BET.