Brazilian boosts survival hopes by signing extension with Livorno
With constant speculation linking the 27-year-old with a move away from the Amaranto the club can now focus on preparations for their return to Serie A action.
“The club Amaranto and Paulinho signed a new agreement that will see them remain together until June 2018.” Livorno announced on its official website.
The Brazilian had been fundamental in the club securing promotion from Serie B with 22 goals and the vital winner in the second leg of their play-off with Empoli to assure a 2-1 aggregate victory.
However, with his previous deal expiring in 2015 the man that has now scored 48 times in 148 appearances for the club was attracting interest from top Serie A sides Inter and Napoli, as well as Premier League side Tottenham.
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