Barcelona Sign Midfielder Paulinho

Barcelona have agreed a deal with Chinese football club, Guangzhou Evergrande to sign midfielder Paulinho for €40 million ($47.16 million), the Spanish club announced on Monday.

The 29-year-old Brazilian international will undergo a Barca medical on Thursday morning before signing his contract with his new club later that day.


The midfielder will be Ernesto Valverde’s first signing since the world-record €222m sale of Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain.

Barca have not confirmed the length of Paulinho’s contract, but they have stated that it will include a €120m buy-out clause.

The Spanish football club confirmed his signing in a tweet on Monday:


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