Spurs close on target
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Tottenham are giving a medical to Paulinho and he is expected to complete his move to the club at some point on Friday or Saturday.
The 24-year-old holding midfielder arrived in London on Thursday and has begun the medical process and, as long as all goes according to plan, he is expected to sign a four or five-year deal at White Hart Lane.
Sao Paulo-born Paulinho scored 34 goals in 167 games for Corinthians and played in his country's 3-0 win over Spain in the Confederations Cup final.
There was also interest from Real Madrid but he is keen on the move to London.