Chelsea target Paulinho wants to stay at Corinthians

The midfielder has been linked with the Blues and Italian side Inter but has decided to remain in South America in an attempt to build on his Club World Cup triumph
Chelsea and Inter target Paulinho has reiterated his desire to stay at Corinthians following their Club World Cup triumph.

The 24-year-old played a starring role as his side lifted the trophy and has expressed a desire to build on that success in Brazil.
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"I’m staying with Corinthians," he told Esporte iG.

"There was a lot of speculation that I could be leaving and there were indeed some talks, but I wasn’t aware of anything concrete, except from Inter."

After beating Chelsea in Tokyo on Sunday, the former FC Vilnius man admitted he has got a taste for success and wants to carry on picking up silverware.

"The more titles you win, the more you want to win. That's what everyone says, and I say that too."