After another season came to an end, and the transfer market is boiling with clubs looking to re position themselves for the upcoming season.
In this article we will review the top 10 football players that are not playing in Europe. for the sake of this review, Europe will be considered from a competition perspective rather than a geographical one, i.e players that play in leagues that are eligible for UEFA Champions League or Europa League will not be considered.
So, Lets get on with it.
10. Paulinho, 30, Brazil (Guangzho Evergrande)
One Center Midfielder you hope to never see on the opposing team’s side is Paulinho. Paulinho is a scardy center midfielder to be coming up against as he has scored 45 goals and assisted on 21 for his Guangzho club.
In 2015, Paulinho was a key role player on Guangzho as he helped lead them to their second straight Chinese Super League title. After this astounding year, Paulinho was transferred to Barcelona for 1 year until he was loaned back to Guangzhao for the 2018 season. In 2019 Guangzhou once again bought Paulinho back from Barcelona where currently has 4 goals and 4 assists for the club this season.
Coming from the center midfielder position, Paulinho plays an aggressive playstyle and loves to get his number on the score sheet, he is someone that every team should watch out for.
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