Brazilian Box-To-Boxer Paulinho Finally Joins Tottenham In £17m Deal (Photos)

Alan Duffy

6th, July 2013

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By Alan Duffy

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It’s been on the cards for some time now, but finally, Spurs have secured the services of Brazilian midfielder Paulinho.

The 24-year-old midfield dynamo was one of his country’s star performers in the recent Confederations Cup and joins from Corinthians in deal expected to cost the Lilywhites around £17m.

As well as helping Brazil to 2013 Confederations Cup glory, Paulinho also netted against England at the Maracana last month.

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The arrival of Paulinho could see veteran anchorman Scott Parker leave White Hart Lane, with QPR one of a number of clubs sniffing around the former England man.

Paulinho – Sandro – Dembélé looks like a decent midfield triumvirate to me.

Oh, and here’s a video compilation of the man himself in action, with requisite dreadful soundtrack in place…

(Photos: tottenhamhotspur.com)

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4 Comments

  1. caveman says:

    What, are you saying those are the first photos. There not and TD&H is showing them. Yawn

  2. Neil says:

    That’s a quality purchase right there. A midfield of Paulinho, Sandro, Dembele and Lennon, with Bale slotted up front and – dare I say it – David Villa up front could be the attacking portion of a team contending the top spot next season…

  3. Neil says:

    That’s a quality signing right there. A midfield of Paulinho, Sandro, Dembele and Lennon, with Bale slotted in front and – dare I say it – David Villa up front could be the attacking portion of a team contending for the top spot next season

  4. Chris says:

    @Caveman: They are the first photos of Paulinho at Spurs you dingbat!

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