José Paulo Bezerra Maciel Júnior (Paulinho)
Arturo Vidal will bring a different, more direct dimension to Barcelona's midfield this season, according to coach Ernesto Valverde.
Paulinho has joined Chinese Super League club Guangzhou Evergrande on a season-long loan deal, Barcelona have confirmed.
Chinese Super League side Guangzhou Evergrande have announced the return of the club's former midfielder Paulinho, who signs from Barcelona.
Paulinho is set for talks over his Barcelona future after the Brazil international claimed he has an offer to go back to China.
Brazil will meet Mexico in the last 16 of the World Cup after they secured top spot in Group E and sent Serbia packing from Russia.
Brazil's Paulinho feels Spain are among the challengers for World Cup glory, even without axed boss Julen Lopetegui.
Philippe Coutinho has emerged as one of the world's best midfielders in recent years and Brazil coach Tite says he matured well.
Memories of a 7-1 demolition against Germany in their home World Cup are still fresh in the memory for Brazil coach Tite.
Brazil were without Neymar for an international friendly at the Luzhniki Stadium but Miranda, Philippe Coutinho and Paulinho earned a win.
Lucas Moura joins Tottenham accompanied by plenty of expectation, but Brazilian players have a mixed history in the Premier League.