Alberto Aquilani in FF - Football Forum Posted 24 Nov 2009, 10:52:31 · Report reply During the season so far who does Rafa play instead of Lucas. Gerrard - Been injured Aquilani - Been injured Spearing - Not looked ready in the couple of appearances Plessis - Not good enough Nail. Head. We don't have anyone. Lucas has had to play. I think he's been decent this year to be honest. He's working alot harder than last year. He's never gona give us a 40 yard pass or beat 2 players on a run, but we get honesty from the lad. He doesn't often get caught in possession. He does foul too often in silly areas, but he'll learn not to do that given time. And no, I'm not a fan of Lucas!