Manchester United fans react on Twitter to Lucas Moura PSG performance

He almost became a Manchester United player in the summer, but now he is David Beckham's teammate instead.

Manchester United pushed as hard as they could to sign Lucas Moura from Sao Paolo in the summer, the 20-year-old Brazilian sensation, even offering £27 million for his services.

They were blown out of the water in the end by PSG, who offered around £35 million and let him stay in Brazil until this January.

He has adapted quickly to life in Ligue One, providing four assists in five games, a quite phenomenal start.

Last night was his Champions League debut, and for many watching it was their first real glimpse of him in action, as PSG took on Valencia at the Mestalla, winning 2-1.

Lucas was quite outstanding; he was substituted on 53 minutes by Carlo Ancelotti, as it was a case of 'job done' for him. He set up a goal for Javier Pastore - his fifth assist for the club, and hit the post early on with a rasping effort.

It was his dribbling skills which caught the attention, sprinting past players with the ball at his feet as if they weren't there.

We took at look at what Manchester United supporters had to say about Lucas' brilliant debut... Were they gutted to have missed out?

@jerradpeters: Imagine if #MUFC had been able to sign Lucas Moura. He's at a different level than any winger they currently have.

@grandverve: Looks like the prodigal one Lucas Moura is doing the business for PSG tonight #MUFC

@the_o_c: United should of gone all out for Lucas Moura.. #BeastMode #MUFC#MUFCfamily

@neilraithata: Lucas Moura is playing some awesome football. Shame #MUFCmissed out on him.

@hamzaahsan2: Lucas Moura has been brilliant in the firsthalf for PSG, I wish he had joined #MUFC

@alexsmith190990: The more I see of him, the more I'm annoyed #MUFC didn't sign Lucas Moura.

@cristiano7onald: Wow Lucas Moura what pace went past 4 players with ease #mufcmissed out on a great player again

@steveneary7: Looks like #MUFC missed a buy in Lucas moura #looksquality

@scot090919: So wish #MUFC managed to sign Lucas Moura, scary how good he is at the moment #WorldFootballerOfTheYear in 2 years...

What did you think of Lucas Moura's Champions League debut?

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