Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, who has often been criticized for not spending enough time working on the defensive side of his team’s game, seems to have turned over a new leaf as witnessed in the Gunners’ 2-0 win over Manchester City last weekend. Following it, the Frenchman has gone into the transfer market and bought Brazilian centre-half Gabriel Paulista from Villareal. Here’s a look at the 24-year-old who cost the Londoners £15m. Who is Gabriel Paulista? Born in Sao Paulo, Paulista has only played for two clubs in his career so far. As a talented youngster, Paulista was spotted by Esporte Clube Vitória from where he graduated into a professional footballer. Paulista, who is nicknamed Gabriel, made his debut for the club in March 2010 in a 3-1 win over Campeonato Baiano championship. In his early years at the club, Paulista played as a right-back and wasn’t a first team regular up until 2011. As he grew in stature, he […]
Arsenal FC target Gabriel Paulista's move to the London club is all but done, suggest reports. The central defender is travelling to London presumably to complete the paperwork and a medical.
Manchester United have a plan ready to hijack Arsenal’s move for the Villarreal defender Paulista.