Paulinho, during a party with the selection of Brazil


Paulinho, the fourth more expensive signing of the history of the Barça

Published:17/08/2017 - 13:03h

Updated:17/08/2017 - 13:49h

The Brazilian midfield player of 29 years that has fichado the FC Barcelona, Paulinho, has turned into the fourth more expensive signing of the history of the Barcelona group, although it soon could be the fifth when it close the arrival of Coutinho or Dembélé

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The FC Barcelona has done official this Monday, after weeks of rumours and negotiations, the arrival of Paulinho like new reinforcement for the centre of the Barcelona field. The polyvalent midfield player, headline with the selection of Brazil and good fellow of Neymar Jr, lands in the group culé in return of the 40 million euros that had of clause of rescission with the Guangzhou Evergrande.

This converts him officially in the fourth more expensive signing of the history of the FC Barcelona, empatado with David Villa and so only by behind Luis Suárez (81 million euros), Zlatan Ibrahimovic (67 million euros) and Neymar Jr (57,1 million euros).

It treats of an honour that the Brazilian will have to recompensar to base of good game and a fast adaptation in the FC Barcelona, taking into account the problems that had the past campaign the team to have balance in the medullary, and that repeated this past Sunday against the Real Madrid in the gone of the Supercopa of Spain 2017.

Paulinho Is called to be an able footballer to act in any one of the three positions of the centre of the field of the Barça, offering muscle, centimetres and also arrived from second line to help to the team in the defensive and offensive plane.

It expects that firm this next Thursday and was presented, if possible, beside his fellow Philippe Coutinho on the lawn of the Camp Nou. The current footballer of the Liverpool will not play the previous of Champions League with the 'reds', and are not few the media that plant like imminent the official announcement of his signing by the Barça. It will convert , evidently, in the most expensive signing of the history of the FC Barcelona.

The most expensive signings of the history of the Barça:

  • 1- Luis Suárez: 81 million euros
  • 2- Zlatan Ibrahimovic: 67 million euros
  • 3- Neymar: 57.1 million euros
  • 4- Paulinho: 40 million euros
  • - David Villa: 40 million euros
  • 5 - Overmars: 39 million euros
  • 6- Alexis Sánchez: 37 million euros
  • 7- Cesc Fàbregas: 36 million euros
  • 8- Saviola: 36 million euros
  • 9 - Dani Alves: 35.5 million euros
  • 10- André Gomes: 35 million euros

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