Report: Wolves close to signing Braga forward Paulinho


With the hopes of strengthening up their team and putting up a better performance for the upcoming 20/21 campaign, Premier League club Wolverhampton Wanderers are being reported to be close to signing Braga attacker Paulinho amidst links from several other European clubs, according to report from Italian outlet, Gianluca DiMarzio.

The 27-year-old Portuguese forward has been in an impressive form for the Braga team this season, as he was able to find the back of the net 17 times in 29 league games, while also creating seven assists in the process, according to stats available on

Paulinho, who can be deployed as a winger but has been most preferred in the striking position or as a number ten by Braga, sparked interest from the Italian club, who have seen a £13 million offer rejected for the Portuguese forward.

According to the reports, Wolves, with the help of their super-agent, Jorge Mendes, are close to landing the 27-year-old striker for a fee reported to be worth £22.5 million.

Although it is unknown what Wolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo thinks about this, regardless, Paulinho will be a great addition to his team and will be providing help for Raul Jimenez, whose future at the Molineux Stadium to be facing some uncertainties due to the links pointing him outwards.

The Mexican, who joined Espirito’s team in the summer transfer window of 2018, has been pivotal for the club which has seen him sparked great interest in the big European club. Wolves have slapped a huge asking price worth £100 million on the Mexico international, with jeux casino argent reel banking on the club to sell the star.

Jimenez being outstanding for the club in the 19/20 campaign, scoring 27 goals and providing 10 assists in the process in 55 appearances in all competitions for the club. He was pivotal for Wolves in finishing 7th on the Premier League table and helping them reach the quarter-finals of the Europa League but was knocked out by Sevilla in a 1-0 defeat recently.

Paulinho will be a great addition to the team, should he be able to put up the same performance he pulled for Braga this season. Born in Portugal, the 27-year-old forward has only spent his football career in his homeland.

Under the management of Nuno Espirito Santo, Paulinho might just be able to step up his game in his football career.