Real Madrid is eyeing Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Paulinho for the January transfer market, said the Daily Telegraph.
Since his arrival to White Hart Lane, Paulinho has had a rough time after manager Andre Villas-Boas’ departure, as the Portuguese coach had brought him to London.
There is speculation of Real tempting the Brazilian to the Bernabeu.
The English club spent 17 million euros to acquire Paulinho, including an excess of 100 million euros and more of spending spree. Although manager Tim Sherwood would not want to lose him according to reports.
Despite Paulinho being a midfield option for Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti, he has numerous options in his team like Sami Khedira, Xabi Alonso, Luka Modric and Asier Illarramendi. Although the players would be battling for spots, Ancelotti is considering to obtain Paulinho.
Over the summer, the Spanish club has tired Tottenham into selling Welsh player, Gareth Bale. They may repeat the same procedure in January.