It looks as if Paulinho has finally made the move to Tottenham Hotspur.
For those of you who “wait until he is in the jersey” nothing has been officially confirmed by Tottenham, however Paulinho held a press conference at Corinthians today to speak about the transfer.
The Brazilian midfielder was very emotional about his departure from Corinthians and was in tears when announcing he will be leaving his homeland.
He said: “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.”
He added: “What I have to say to Corinthians fans, board and staff is ‘see you soon’ – I will be back in no time, due to everything they have done for me.
“My individual titles are all thanks to the club, Corinthians will be in my heart for the rest of my life.”
We’ll bring you more on this as it breaks. The fee is said to be £17million. Twitter is going nuts at the news…
Paulinho, Bale and Sandro deadly midfield #thfc
— Spurs Family (@spursfamilyn17) July 1, 2013
We’ve signed a player on July 1st. I might just faint. #THFC
— Addicted to Spurs (@AddictedtoSpurs) July 1, 2013
— mickspurs (@officialMKcoys) July 1, 2013
Paulinho will have a holiday and then join #THFC for pre-season, he will not continue w/ Corinthians in their Copa Libertadores campaign
— Greg Stobart (@gstobart) July 1, 2013
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