Andre Villas-Boas has admitted Porto star Hulk would be an ideal signing for Chelsea.

Chelsea will almost certainly have space in their forward line next season, with both Didier Drogba and Salomon Kalou currently looking set to leave when their contracts expire. Florent Malouda has a further year to run on his deal but has previously expressed a willingness to move on in search of more regular football.

Villas-Boas told Portuguese radio station TSF: "We have Kalou and Malouda, both of whom are nearing the end of their contracts, while Juan Mata and Daniel Sturridge are the future. As such, there will surely be a place to fill and I see room for an explosive player on the wing, someone who is strong in one-on-one situations and Hulk fits that profile."

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