Mauricio Lemos is a 20-year-old centre back who currently plays for Las Palmas. His career began with Uruguayan side Defensor Sporting in 2013 after graduating their youth set-up. He played nine times domestically before moving to Rubin Kazan on loan for the 2015-16 season. After playing four league games, Lemos joined the Russian side permanently. In January, Lemos joined Las Palmas with a view-to-buy. The clause was activated and Lemos joined the Amarillos permanently on a five-year-deal. Lemos is a current Uruguay U23 international, with whom he’s played 23 times.