A big money offer could be tabled.
The Ecuadorean, also a target for Brighton, has joined Guangzhou Evergrande.
The Brazilian was the match-winner with a late goal in Guangzhou Evergrande's 3-2 comeback win over Guizhou Renhe in the Chinese Super League.
Former Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Paulinho helped his new side beat Bayern Munich in a pre-season friendly.
Former West Ham United midfielder Alessandro Diamanti is reportedly on Watford’s radar.
Many are forgetting what a hole the Tottenham Hotspur midfielder was in. He has come out of this deal in as a good a position as anyone.
The Brazilian international is being heavily linked with a move to China.
The Tottenham Hotspur faithful were over the moon as the Brazilian signed for Guangzhou Evergrande.
The Brazilian midfielder had been linked to Watford in recent days, but could now be set to team up with his former international manager in China.
Alessandro Diamanti scored another pearler for Guangzhou Evergrande this week.