Social media has been abuzz today with Tottenham Hotspur supporters practically drooling over the impending arrival of Brazil star Paulinho. The player is reportedly close to agreeing a deal to join the north London side.
The 24-year-old Brazilian midfielder is currently playing in the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup. If Spurs sign Paulinho, it’s expected that they’ll sell both Tom Huddlestone and Scott Parker.
What’s your opinion about Paulinho? Could he be a hit in the Premier League at Tottenham Hotspur, or will he become another Brazilian who fails to adapt to the top flight English league? Tell us your opinion in the comments section below.
Here are tonight’s world soccer news headlines:
- Tottenham ‘close’ to signing Brazil’s Paulinho with deal believed to have been agreed — Independent
- Manchester United likely to offer Rooney new deal to stay — The Guardian
- Jose Reina is staying in Liverpool according to Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers — The Mail
- Ashley Williams ready to tell Swansea City he wants to move to Arsenal — Telegraph
- Richard Garlick has confirmed West Brom are ready to sell Markus Rosenberg — Sky Sports
- Andre Villas-Boas has ruled out making a move for Porto striker Jackson Martinez — Sky Sports
- Aston Villa midfielder Brett Holman leaves the club after one season — BBC Sport
- Roberto Martinez wants to create unique Everton style — ToffeeWeb
- Newcastle’s hiring of Joe Kinnear makes Alan Pardew’s job a minefield — The Guardian
- Sir Alex Ferguson’s first first team sheet sold for £19,000 — BBC News
- Chelsea ‘keeper Courtois agrees Atletico loan — ESPN FC
- Hull City agrees £2.25 million deal for Curtis Davies — Telegraph
- Southampton agree £12.5m deal with Celtic for midfielder Victor Wanyama — 101GG
- Chelsea legend Alan Hudson hits ‘rock bottom’ in homeless hostel — The Mirror
- Andre Villas-Boas says he keeps regular contact with Paris Saint-Germain — The Mail
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