Corinthians confirm Paulinho will join Tottenham Hotspur

Livorno's Paulinho in action against Parma on November 19, 2006
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Corinthians say that they have agreed a £17m deal with Tottenham Hotspur which will see midfielder Paulinho move to White Hart Lane.

Corinthians have confirmed that they have accepted a £17m bid from Tottenham Hotspur for Paulinho.

The White Hart Lane side reportedly had an earlier bid for the Brazilian midfielder turned down.

The Daily Mail states that Andre Villas-Boas's side have triggered the release clause in the 24-year-old's contract with his current club.

Real Madrid, Inter Milan and Roma have also been linked to Paulinho.

Spurs boss Andre Villas-Boas prior to kick-off against Arsenal on March 3, 2013
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