Brazil ace set to leave Barcelona after ‘eye-watering’ offer made

first_img 2 Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade targets The 29-year-old scored nine goals in 34 league matches, helping Barca to success in both LaLiga and the Copa del Rey.He is currently representing his nation at the World Cup, scoring once so far – against Serbia – to help Brazil through to the round-of-16 in Russia. REVEALED Brazil star Paulinho could leave Barcelona this summer, according to reports.Paulinho, the midfielder, only moved to Camp Nou this time last year, joining from Guangzhou Evergrande in China. Barca triggered Paulinho’s £35million (€40m) release clause to bring the Tottenham Hotspur flop to Catalonia, and he established himself as a key player under Ernesto Valverde last season. Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father LATEST three-way race Cavani ‘agrees’ to join new club and will complete free transfer next summer IN DEMAND 2 Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland targets Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star moving on LIVING THE DREAM TOP WORK Paulinho scored in Brazil’s 2-0 defeat of Serbia at the World Cup Liverpool’s signings under Michael Edwards – will Minamino be the next big hit? RANKED Latest transfer news Chelsea confident of beating Man United and Liverpool to Sancho signing Despite only moving to Barcelona last summer, AS say Paulinho could leave Camp Nou in the coming weeks, after an unnamed club made an ‘eye-watering’ bid for him.An offer has been presented to Barca chiefs by Paulinho’s agent, Kia Joorabchian, and the club are mulling over whether to cash in on the midfielder so they can put the money towards a new striker, having failed with their move to sign Antoine Griezmann, the Atletico Madrid forward. Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ Paulinho surprisingly became a key player for Barcelona after joining last summer Though the identity of the interested club and the value of the offer have not been revealed, the ‘eye-watering’ amount is said to be in excess of the £35m Barca paid for Paulinho last August.last_img read more