Transfer Talk: Tottenham begin their march towards pipping Arsenal with the signing of Paulinho | Beyond The Ninety Minutes
Published On: Tue, Jul 2nd, 2013

Transfer Talk: Tottenham begin their march towards pipping Arsenal with the signing of Paulinho

Tottenham Hotspurs have signed the coveted Brazilian midfielder, Paulinho.

Tottenham have sealed the signing of Brazilian powerhouse, Paulinho after the the Brazil international confirmed his departure at a press conference yesterday, a day after lifting the Confederations Cup with Brazil.

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Later, Corinthians confirmed on their website that Tottenham have agreed to pay €20 million (£17m) release clause in Paulinho’s contract.

The Brazilian midfielder was emotional while bidding farewell to his old club and vowed to return one day.

“It’s hard to say anything at a moment like this, but I am sure those were three wonderful years in my career, with many titles and working with the right people, who always helped me,” Paulinho said.

“What I have to say to Corinthians is ‘see you soon’. Pretty soon I’ll be back, owing to everything you have done for me”, he added.

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