He will not require a work permit as he holds an EU passport and the Brazilian is looking forward to the next chapter in his career.
"I have had two successful spells at Cruzeiro," Paulista told Lancenet. "I thank the fans for their kindness during the time I was honouring the blue shirt.
"I am sure I am leaving via the front door and I hope I can return in the future.
"The transfer was good for everyone involved, now I'll work hard to succeed in this new stage of my career."