By Chineze Ogugua
Barcelona have decided to loan Brazilian midfielder Paulinho back to his former club Guangzhou Evergrande after just one season with the Spanish club.
The move was announced by the Chinese club on their official website which was also confirmed on Barcelona’s website.
The 29-year played played 34 games and scored nine goals as he helped the Catalan side to La Liga and Copa del Rey trophies.
The deal which has no transfer fee, also gave Guangzhou an option to sign the Brazilian on a permanent deal.
Paulinho made 63 league appearances for Guangzhou Evergrande between 2015 and 2017 scoring more than 25 goals.
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