Monday June 17 2013
Paulinho future placed on hold

Brazilian international Paulinho has cooled transfer links with Roma and Inter, as well as a number of London clubs.

The midfielder is a wanted man on the transfer market and his name has been a regular feature in the rumour mill.

“Unfortunately, at this moment in time, nobody has offered Corinthians the fee set in my contract for my sale,” he told the Gazzetta dello Sport. “Nobody.

“All I am hearing is blah, blah, blah. My agent is in London right now, but he is not discussing me – he has other clients.”

The 24-year-old is valued at €20m by his present South American employers.

“Roma are a prestigious club,” he added. “A champion such as Paulo Roberto Falcao wore their shirt, a player I have always admired.

“Roma and Inter are clubs where any player would want to be a protagonist, but you’ll see that nothing will happen until after the Confederations Cup.”

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