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Paulinho may have some explaining to do after offensive old tweet about Barcelona surfaces

The Brazilian midfielder is expected to complete his move to the Catalan giants in the next few days

We live in world where Paulinho is about to become a Barcelona player.

Yes, that Paulinho, the man who many Tottenham fans regard as the worst they’ve ever seen at their club.


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A sight that will send shivers down the spines of all Spurs fans

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A sight that will send shivers down the spines of all Spurs fans

The Brazilian was signed off the back of the Gareth Bale sale to Real Madrid and proved to be arguably the worst of the seven acquisitions Spurs brought in that summer.

And one of those was Roberto Soldado.

It wasn’t meant to end up this way, Bobby

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It wasn’t meant to end up this way, Bobby

But since moving to Guangzhou Evergrande in 2016 he’s found form again and even forced his way back into the Brazilian national squad.

Paulinho’s rollercoaster career is now set to reach it’s highest peak yet though after Barcelona agreed a £35m deal to sign him from the Chinese club yesterday.

Paulinho has turned his career around in China

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Paulinho has turned his career around in China

The Catalans are armed with a serious war chest after Neymar’s £196m move to PSG, with Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele also seemingly close to joining.

Paulinho, however, may have some explaining to do upon his arrival after a busy internet user unearthed an old tweet from his official account insulting Barcelona and praising Real Madrid.

Practically blasphemy in Catalonia, then.

Slightly awkward reading

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Slightly awkward reading

The tweet – pretty bluntly – translates directly as ‘Come on Madrid today. Barcelona whores. Catalonia whores’.

Not exactly beating around the bush there.

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