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Paulinho Reveals Barcelona Talks

international midfielder has revealed he could join this summer from .

The Catalan club has made the 28-year-old a prime transfer target, along with Paris Saint-Germain’s Marco Verratti.

In an interview with Brazil’s Globoesporte, Paulinho said his agent Giuliano Bertolucci is negotiating with Barcelona officials.

“I’m really proud that a great club like Barcelona are interested in me, there is no price for that,” Paulinho said.

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Despite being “flattered” by Barcelona’s interest, Paulinho said he was unsure if a return to European would be the best career move.

Before joining Guangzhou Evergrande in 2015, Paulinho spent two seasons at , the last of which saw him make only seven starts.

“I’m very happy where I am now and the way my career is going,” said Paulinho, who was recalled to Brazil’s national team after a two-year absence last year.

Paulinho Guanghzou Evergrande“When you feel this way it’s difficult to move. I need to weigh up a lot of things before making a decision.”

Last week Guangzhou Evergrande coach Luiz Felipe Scolari said he doubted another club would be willing to pay Paulinho’s 40 million-dollar release clause.

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