Tottenham are the latest club to have joined he race for Corinthians midfielder Paulinho, reports Daily Mirror.
Andre Villas-Boas is believed to be planning a major squad overhaul, allowing no less than ten players to leave in the summer.
Meanwhile, he is working on signing few more high-profile footballers and Daily Mirror claims the Portuguese has set his sights on Brazilian midfielder Paulinho.
The Corinthians star was widely tipped to join Inter, but with the Nerazzurri unable to find an agreement with the player’s current employers the race is still on.
Paulinho has a £17 million release clause inserted in his contract, but Spurs officials believe they can lower the asking price.
The 24-year-old, who has nailed down a regular starting berth in the national team, has spent last three years at Corinthians, making 135 league appearances for the Brazilian giants and scoring 29 goals in the process.
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