Tuesday, 14th August, 2012
Brazil striker Hulk has held the door open for a possible move away from FC Porto this summer by admitting it could be the right time for him to pull on a new shirt.
The powerful hitman represented Brazil in the 2012 London Olympic Games this summer, coming up just short with his side in the final against a enthusiastic Mexico.
Brazil’s long wait for gold will now go on to Rio 2016, but Hulk has instantly turned his attention back to club level, where his future at Porto still unclear.
"During the Olympics, I did not have much chance to speak to my agent", said the 26-year-old.
"However, it could be the right time to swap shirts", he added.
"I have left the door open for this idea."
Hulk has been linked with a whole host of clubs over the summer, but Chelsea is the move the Brazilian has admitted he would relish.
Recently however, Porto president Pinto da Costa denied that the Portuguese champions have fielded bids for Hulk and explained his hope that the striker starts the new season at the Estadio do Dragao.
Hulk’s release clause with Porto is set at €100M, though the Portuguese outfit have accepted that they are likely to realise much less than this when the Brazilian is eventually sold.
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