Paulo Daniel Fernandes Tavares (born 9 December 1985) is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for EFL League One club Port Vale.
He made his first team debut with Leixões in May 2004, and then spent the next four years on loan with lower league clubs Padroense, Ribeirão, and Estoril. He played in the Primeira Liga with Leixões in 2008–09, though the club were relegated the following season. He returned to the Primeira Liga when he signed with Vitória Setúbal in July 2012, and remained with the club for four years. He joined English club Port Vale in July 2016.Close