Barcelona sign Guangzhou Evergrande star Paulinho

It’s been a transfer window full of surprises, and Barcelona could be set to carry on this trend.

According to the football transfer rumours in British Media (Daily Mail), Barcelona sign Guangzhou Evergrande midfielder Paulinho.

The Brazil international has joined Guangzhou Evergrande from Tottenham Hotspur for a fee in the region of 14 million euros in July 2015.

Since his arrival from Tottenham Hotspur, Paulinho has scored 27 goals and provided 8 assists in 95 games for Guangzhou Evergrande.

The Brazil international has been in fantastic form for Guangzhou Evergrande this season.

 

Paulinho
Paulinho

 

As a member of Brazil national football team, Paulinho has won 41 caps and has scored 9 goals.

Ernesto Valverde wanted to sign a new midfielder this summer and Paulinho was one of the names at the top of his wishlist.

The Brazil international is thought to perfectly fit the profile of defensive player Ernesto Valverde wanted to target in the summer transfer window.

Ernesto Valverde is a long term admirer of Paulinho and believes he can get the most out of the Brazil international.

Barcelona manager Valverde wants to continue to strengthening his squad so they’re able to compete both domestically and in the Champions League next season.

 

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Barcelona are desperate to make an impact in this summer transfer window.

The Brazil international will definitely be a good addition to the Barcelona side.

According to the report in British Media, Barcelona have signed Brazilian midfielder Paulinho from Guangzhou Evergrande for 40 million euros.

Having signed Paulinho for 14 million euros in the summer of 2015, to make a 26 million euros profit on the 29-year-old who, without question, will be fantastic for Guangzhou Evergrande is a good deal all round.

 

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