The best Paulinho jokes as Spurs net £9.8m from sale

One Tottenham supporter even went as far as reporting the Brazil midfielder for fraud.

Paulinho, star of the Paulinho jokes
PAY RISE: Paulinho (Image: Tânia Rêgo/ABr)

Get stuck into the best Paulinho jokes that Twitter had to offer after Tottenham Hotspur somehow managed to sell him for £9.9m to Chinese champions Guangzhou Evergrande.

BREAKING NEWS: Paulinho found alive and well

The Brazil midfielder has endured a miserable time since moving to White Hart Lane for £20m from Corinthians in 2013, rivalling Roberto Soldado as the biggest Spurs flop to have been funded by the £85m sale of Gareth Bale to Real Madrid.

Moving to China at the age of 26 might not be an obvious indicator of a thriving footballing career, but a weekly wage increase from £55,000 to £90,000 dictates that Paulinho will arguably have the last laugh.

So, without further ado, let’s crack on with those Paulinho jokes we promised you…

Paulinho left Spurs today, we've compiled his best moments so you can remember him forever: https://t.co/PuFSHfVC4M

— Paddy Power (@paddypower) June 29, 2015

Daniel Levy uses security grille to make sure the Paulinho buyer can't escape! #welldoneDan pic.twitter.com/cye61nwLjw

— Danny Kelly (@dannykellywords) June 29, 2015

Spurs fan reports Paulinho for ‘fraud’ after he received a pay rise… pic.twitter.com/IeHMP1LEqR

— BreatheSport (@BreatheSport) June 26, 2015

Spurs have just managed to sell Paulinho for £12 million. We guess this clip wasn't in the sales DVD they sent out https://t.co/ArguQSLjqm

— OLBG (@OLBG) June 25, 2015

Trying to work out how Spurs got £9.9m for Paulinho… pic.twitter.com/sUNDzwbzfd

— Footy Laughs (@FootyLaughs) June 29, 2015

"It has always been my dream to play for Guangzhou Evergrande," Paulinho may have said pic.twitter.com/L4xG5LZv0B

— Simon Peach (@SimonPeach) June 29, 2015

Remember that time Paulinho scored a last minute back-heel winner away at Cardiff then got really excited? pic.twitter.com/2fVgx6l45q

— Hotspur Related (@HotspurRelated) June 25, 2015

Why are there so many companies helping people missold PPI whilst nobody helps Spurs who were missold Soldado and Paulinho?

— SundayLeagueHipster (@HipsterManager) June 23, 2015

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