Tottenham will officially announce the signing of Paulinho in the next 24 hours, with the Corinthians midfielder set to undergo a medical in London, Goal understands.
Goal revealed in June that the two clubs had agreed a £17 million deal, but confirmation was put on hold until after the Selecao's involvement in the Confederations Cup.
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But the north Londoners are now ready to unveil the 24-year-old, who was a key part of the Timao side that won last season's Copa Libertadores and Club World Cup.
He also played a starring role as Brazil triumphed in the Confederations Cup on home turf, beating Spain 3-0 in the final.
The transfer presents Paulinho with a second crack at European football, following short spells in Lithuania with Vilnius and Poland with Lodz.