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Barcelona: Fans actually seem to miss Paulinho

Barcelona: Fans actually seem to miss Paulinho

While eyebrows may have been raised upon Paulinho’s move to Barcelona from Guangzhou Evergrande, it seems the Brazilian retains a good level of support amongst sections of the club’s support. 

Perhaps there were doubts in regards to how well he’d fare at one of the biggest clubs in the world (he spoke about being written off when speaking to Sid Lowe of the Guardian) after spending time in China, but he did perform well. Nine goals and three assists was the 31-year-old’s return from 49 appearances, as helped the Spanish titans win La Liga and the Copa del Rey.

He was subsequently loaned back to former club Guangzhou Evergrande at the end of the 2017-18 campaign, with the Chinese Super League club making his signing permanent in January for a reported €42m.

It’s clear that the Brazilian left somewhat of a legacy at Barcelona, though, with fans of the club hailing his tenure in Catalonia on Twitter this week after he was asked about his time at the Camp Nou by Mundo Deportivo:

Barca fans, do you miss Paulinho? Let us know by commenting below!

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