Paulinho: “Coutinho is a great player and he will help us a lot”


The midfielder, who scored Barça’s third goal against Levante, is excited about the arrival of his fellow countryman

Paulinho, who scored Barça’s third goal in their win over Levante today, spoke to beIN Sports after the game: “I’m happy when I score, but above all else I’m happy with the three points. We’re still top in a competition that is really difficult.”

“Every game is like a final for us. We have the obligation to keep racking up points”, he added. Asked about the return of Dembélé, Paulinho said the French youngster was “a very important player” and that they would need everyone because “the season is very long.” On the subject of the recent signing of his fellow Brazilian, Paulinho said he was excited about it because “Coutinho is a great player and he will help us a lot”.