MAN OF THE MATCH
Amazing 'hat trick' of Paulinho in China
Published:16/07/2019 - 18:56h
Updated:16/07/2019 - 18:56h
FC Barcelona decided to sell Paulinho the last summer and recovered the investment that they done for the brazilian two years ago. The midfield player is playing very well in the Chinese league and the last weekend scored a 'hat-trick'
The FC Barcelona bought to Paulinho in the market of signings of the summer of 2017 by 40 million euros. The operation caused some controversy, since it turned into the most expensive sale of a Chinese club. The Brazilian had not triumphed in Europe and his caché was not as to pay so much money by him. There were doubts around the mediocampista, but finally dissipated over time.
Paulinho Did a good campaign and showed that like todocampista could have a place in the staff of the Barça. It marked notable goals, had some importance in several key parties and won the wage. Precisely therefore, the Guangzhou Evergrande, the team that sold him to the Barcelona in China, decided to go back to bet by him and it fichó by more than 40 million euros the past summer.
His go through Europe has come him very well to the ex international Brazilian, since in his return to China is playing better of what has played never. In the last meeting of the Guangzhou in front of the Dalian Yifang, marked an impressive 'hat-trick' to give him the victory to his club by 4-1. Always it has stood out by his tremenda arrived from backwards and in this crash took out all his repertoire.
In what it goes of season in China, already has marked ten targets in the 17 parties that has contested. It is the Paulinho more goleador of his career and if it follows like this goes to complete an extraordinary campaign that, who know if it could finish meaning his return to Europe. It is necessary to remember that his best register were the 13 goals that marked in the season that him fichó the Barcelona (13 in 19 crashes).
The level of Paulinho goes in accordance with which is exhibiting all his team this year. The Guanhzhou Evergarande is the leader of the Superliga of China and is playing to a big level. Right now, it is the big favourite to be able to win the trophy and besides is competing in the Champions League of Asia. In this competition, the Brazilian midfield player has marked other three goals in eight meetings.
The Barça substituted to Paulinho by Vidal
The course of Paulinho was to give him gone in to Arturo Vidal. The Chilean, in principle, improved to the ex of the Tottenham in practically all the facets of the game and had to occupy his place like todocampista of the Barcelona. The ex of the Bayern of Munich was of less to more, but his performance finished being of the best of the staff. It was the best in the last month of competition and won a place in the alignments of Ernesto Valverde.