Star will leave Corinthians this summer, says his agent.
Brazil midfield player Paulinho will be moving to Europe at the end of the season according to his agent Kia Joorabchian, says talkSPORT.co.uk.
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The Corinthians playmaker is wanted by a number of clubs on the Continent, including Premier League giants Chelsea, and a whole host of Serie A teams too, although the 24-year-old turned down the chance to leave Brazil in the January transfer window.
However, Joorabchian says that Paulinho will move this summer.
“Paulinho sees his future in Europe,” Joorabchian told talkSPORT. “I think he will definitely move in the summer. He’s a very special player. He’s a Frank Lampard or Steven Gerrard sort of player, a real box-to-box man.
“He had a lot to do with Corinthians winning the Copa Libertadores and was very much involved in the Club World Cup win against Chelsea. He’s a massive talent.
“He’ll end up at a big club. He’s already been linked to Inter Milan, AC Milan and various clubs in England. Now it’s up to him to decide where he wants to play, whether that’s in England, Italy or Spain.
“He’s got his pick of clubs at the moment. There were a couple of bids in the January transfer window, from both English and Italian clubs, but he decided to stay in Brazil.”
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