The Brazilian attacking midfielder completed his switch to Les Gones on Tuesday for a fee of around 15 million euros, and Aulas claims his club beat two of Europe´s heavyweights to the 22-year-old´s signature.
"He could have signed for Manchester (United) or Real Madrid, but he preferred OL," he said on club website www.olweb.fr. "It is a sign that the club has grown, that our credibility is growing."
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