Atlético-MG have Paulinho on their radar and the project is tempting; the club awaits the deadline before the contract is withdrawn | athletic-mg
Striker Paulinho is a selected goal for Atlético-MG in the 2023 switch market. The participant revealed at Vasco is in the last phases of a transfer by Bayer Leverkusen-ALE, was tempted by the Galo project and is tipped to be a reinforcement when the contract with the German club expires in June.
Gallo and Paulinho don’t remark on market conditions. O ge nevertheless, he realized from a supply that there have been contacts between the events, however with none settlement for now even to fulfill the deadline set by FIFA for preliminary contracts. But the 22-year-old is presently on Atletico’s radar.
Paulinho will have the ability to signal a pre-contract with any group in the world from January 1, when he’ll have simply six months left at the German club. It has been used a little bit throughout the season there and shouldn’t be renewed. There had been solely two (incomplete) matches in the present 2022/23 season. He even returned to portray on the bench this Friday, in the match in opposition to Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga.
Bayer Leverkusen striker Paulinho — Photo: Reproduction
For Atlético, it will be the better of all worlds. The club is not going to must spend cash to purchase financial rights from one other club, will current a stable job supply by way of wages, picture rights and bonuses and will nonetheless have a younger striker with European soccer expertise.
Earlier this yr, Gallo pulled off the same and profitable maneuver that might develop into a mannequin in Paulinho’s case (with no assure of success, in fact). When Ottavio was signed, Atlético closed the pre-contract in January, notified Bordeaux and obtained a six-month mortgage forward of the last deal, releasing up the midfielder’s wages for the French club.
The information that Paulinho is about to develop into a free agent subsequent yr has attracted a variety of curiosity from Brazil. Vasco himself even put the participant on the agenda, much more so with the presence of 777. Flamengo are additionally probing, however even with the participant’s connection to the club from Cruz de Malta, Rubro-Negro appears a distant contender.
Recently, Paulinho even spoke about his scenario at Bayer Leverkusen. During the break of the match in opposition to Hertha Berlin on September 10, the striker was not named, however he posted a video of the bodily coaching session. “Bild” newspaper writes that the act will probably be a provocation. Paulinho countered and stated:
“Bayer had the choice to commerce me for monetary rights and selected to maintain me right here and pay my wage. I’ll put together and assist my teammates as ordinary”
“Let’s go to the Brasileirão! The greatest supply of video games at a value that provides a recreation. Sign Premiere!”
– The actuality is that I signed a five-year contract, I’m ending the fourth. In precept, there is no renewal, however we have to research the most bureaucratic points. I have been requested many instances, I’m open to what is finest for me. I have loads to develop, to develop, Brazilian and European soccer are superb markets – the striker just lately advised “Bem, Amigos”.
Paulinho was bought by Vasco to Bayer in the second half of 2018 when he got here of age. The switch values had been R$18.5 million (R$76 million at the time). In Germany, he carried out effectively final season – 24 video games, with 4 targets and 2 assists in the Bundesliga, along with 6 video games and 1 help in the Europa League.
Paulinho visits Sao Januario and wears former club Vasco x Brusque’s shirt — Photo: André Durão
Prodigy (and vs Rooster)
Paulinho gave his calling playing cards to Brazilian soccer in 2017. He was a 17-year-old drawing in Vasco’s first group. In a match in opposition to Atlético on 23 July 2017, he scored his first two targets as an expert in Vasco’s 2–1 win. He turned the youngest goalscorer for Vasco in the twenty first century, overtaking Coutinho.
Interestingly, Atlético had been additionally certainly one of the first opponents of Roberto Dinamite, Vasco’s goalscorer and idol, who additionally made his debut at the age of 17 in 1971, the yr Gallo first turned champions of Brazil.
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Galo na Veia – Atlético-MG Membership Program — Photo: Disclosure