He moved to Spain in 2017 for a reported €40m, meaning that Barcelona will make a tidy profit on the deal.
According to reports from Spanish media outlet (h/t Caught Offside), Don Balon, Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde wants Manchester United midfielder - Paul Pogba, to replace outgoing Brazilian worldwide Paulinho, who recently joined Guangzhou Evergrande in China on a loan deal.
The loan deal is understood to contain an option to buy at the end of the campaign, reportedly for around £44m.
But, the former Spurs midfielder made an immediate impact after arriving at Barcelona, scoring nine goals in 49 appearances in his debut season.
Paulinho has asked for a 14m euro contract for the next four years, which adds up to 28m euros in losses for the Chinese club.
Having said that, the Catalans seem rather content of letting go of their Brazilian star, who, in turn, is delighted to have rejoined his former club.
He has also won a Copa Libertadores and Club World Cup title with Brazilian club Corinthians.
Champions Evergrande restart against Guizhou Zicheng at home on Wednesday July 18.
Barcelona are looking to free some non-EU spots in their squad with a fellow Brazilian, 21-year-old Arthur, looking set to join the club from Gremio in the coming weeks and Paulinho's sale will allow for that move to happen.
She was heard describing her son as "very relaxed and peaceful", telling the archbishop with a smile: "I hope he stays like this". It was also revealed Monday that the Duke and Duchess had chosen two hymns, two lessons and two anthems for the christening.
Meanwhile, a letter of apology from the coach of the football team was delivered to the boys' parents via the cave divers. Authorities have said the mission could take up to four days to complete and heavy rain is forecast in the coming days.
But leading pro-Brexit legislator Jacob Rees-Mogg said "I don't think a no-confidence vote is immediately in the offing". The resignations of two of her most senior Cabinet ministers comes amid growing talk of a leadership challenge.
This was the right-hander's third century in the game's shortest format, making him just the second player to make three tons. But the expected players failed to keep rocking in the ground. "I think India made a mistake by dropping Kuldeep Yadav".
James's Palace in London , Prince George was dressed up in the newly made replica of the classic Victorian christening gown. Kate Middleton stunned, once again, at the christening of her third child, Louis, in London on July 9.
When Croatia stormed through the group stage with nine points from three games, they did in indeed look like serious contenders. It's England's biggest game for 28 years and they are certainly not without hope this week.
After a brief run with UCLA and one professional season in Lithuania, LiAngelo Ball declared for the NBA Draft. Of course, his playing for the Bruins was derailed in November 2017 following a shoplifting arrest in China.
Not that their absence would matter to Mbappe whose incandescence has made the bookies revalue their stakes for France . Maybe one day he will be able to coach that France team. "They are an exhaustive team, they know how to do everything".
Staunch Brexiteer Dominic Raab was named as Mr Davis's replacement as Secretary of State for Leaving the EU. May's government was rocked Monday by the resignations of Johnson and Brexit Secretary David Davis .
A passenger with hundreds on board has come off the rails in northwest Turkey killing 10 people and injuring scores of others . Turkey's official Anadolu news agency said two machinists were called in for questioning at the prosecutor's office.
Boris Johnson resigns as foreign secretary
The mess caused by Brexit is the biggest problem in the history of EU-UK relations. "And it is still very far from being solved". European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker appeared to be revelling in the chaos at Westminster.
Warframe Announced for Nintendo Switch
You play as a member of an ancient race of warriors called the Tenno who are now part of a modern-day war. Waframe is a free-to-play cooperative shooter which is now available on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One .
Apple Enables USB Restricted Mode by Default in iOS 11.4.1
Now, Apple should be testing iOS 12 , watchOS 5, and tvOS 12 exclusively, as you shouldn't expect to see anymore iOS 11 updates. In addition to appearing in the finished version of iOS 11.4.1, it's also available in the current beta versions of iOS 12.
Baby survives 9 hours buried in United States forest
Crowley, who will likely face additional charges, is scheduled to appear Tuesday afternoon in Missoula County Justice Court. Crowley ran before cops arrived to the Lolo Hot Springs area but was later arrested thanks to further calls from locals.
Djokovic beats darkness to reach Wimbledon quarterfinals
Even the top seed was surprised at how easily everything appears to be falling into place as he chases a 21st Grand Slam title. Daria Kasatkina is one of the emerging talents of the WTA Tour. "We are talking about me being in the quarter-finals".
Croatia identify England danger man for semi-final
Croatia could be without two of their first-choice rearguard ahead of their World Cup semi-final against England . On the memes and celebrations : "I think a lot of the guys, like me, they've switched off to it".
Russia's fairytale World Cup run ends in tears
Croatia will next play England in the semifinals on Wednesday in Moscow . "Of course, there is some power left for the English". They drank while they partied, singing songs and taking pictures with visiting fans from other countries.
Russian fans sad but proud after World Cup exit
Neither team could be separated after extra time, which ended 2-2 following an absorbing and exhausting battle at Fisht Stadium. He is 38, won more than 100 caps, and played his last match as a professional just over a year ago.
IHOb is dead and we're back to IHOP again
The company announced a name change in June , which sparked a flood of social media attention, mostly making fun of the stunt. Before the IHOb campaign, 19% of United States adults said they had talked about the chain in the past two weeks.
4 more boys brought out of flooded Thai cave
Four of the boys' teammates and Thai dive experts were flown to the same hospital for treatment the day before. A Thai navy official confirmed to Reuters that a boy was freed from the cave on Monday afternoon local time.
Federer, Nadal on course to set up summit clash
World No. 130 Gulbis came through qualifying and shocked 4th seeded German Alexander Zverev in the 3rd round. Their match was suspended due to fading light, the only singles match on Friday that didn't finish.
Orange Is the New Black Season 6 Trailer
This year, it got pushed back to a July 27 release date, so it's coming about six weeks later than fans had grown accustomed to. The almost 2-and-half-minute trailer is just what Orange is the New Black fans need to wait out the next few weeks.