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Official: Barca's Third Departure Confirmed

Official: Barca's Third Departure Confirmed

By SL International - Jul 08, 2018 07:45 PM

Having already lost Andres Iniesta, FC Barcelona's third departure of the transfer window has now been confirmed.

Read: Reports: Messi Wants Man Utd Superstar At Barca

Paulinho has now decided to join Chinese Super League club Guangzhou Evergrande on a season-long loan.

The Brazil international joined only Barca from Evergrande at the start of last season, but is now returning to Asia.
The Chinese outfit confirmed the midfielder's arrival on their official website Sunday afternoon.
A statement from the club read," “We firmly believe that the return of Paulinho will comprehensively enhance the overall strength of the Guangzhou team, enhance the team’s midfield defensive hardness and offensive intensity, upgrade the speed and depth of the team’s three-dimensional attack, accelerate the team’s optimised formation combination and tactical cooperation, greatly enhance the enthusiasm of Evergrande fans, encourage the team to work together to create a brilliant future for Guangzhou football!”
The 29-year-old made 49 appearances for the Catalan giants in all competitions, as they went on to win LaLiga and the Copa del Rey,


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Nkunapro Joined: 18 Aug 2016
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Nkunapro Jul 09, 2018 03:49 PM
One can agree with me that Paulinho only signed for Barca in order to play in the WC, look where is Oscar and Hulk.
nazzi the second Joined: 23 Oct 2017
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nazzi the second Jul 09, 2018 09:20 AM
at least now i know they are going to get a top midfielder
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Warras4phefeni Jul 09, 2018 08:08 AM
Exodus has started hayi asazi
clemz7 Joined: 29 Dec 2013
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clemz7 Jul 09, 2018 07:28 AM
Aybo wht is the Problem
MR E Joined: 17 Apr 2012
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MR E Jul 09, 2018 04:04 AM
Barca should have keep poulinho, he has been doing well and rather sell him than loaning him!
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ta more@mbekweni Jul 08, 2018 08:03 PM
Fc barca must sell players cash as they buy cash loan for what where as we will have to pay cash for a top player it like they can not well market their players we want William for 80m where is that money gonna come if we can't profit from our unwanted players
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