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Villas-Boas hints at Hulk move

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Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas has hinted at a move for Porto striker Hulk in the summer.

 

The Brazilian was successful under Villas-Boas in his time with Porto and there may be a move to reunite them at Stamford Bridge.

 

The Blues have a number of players coming to the end of their contracts and the Portuguese tactician admitted there may be room for someone in the mould of Hulk.

 

“I see room for an explosive player on the wing, someone who is strong in one-on-one situations and Hulk fits that profile,” he told Portuguese radio station TSF.

 

“We have Kalou and Florent 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.”

 

Any move for Hulk will likely be an expensive one as the Brazil international has a release clause in his contract set at the sum of £83million.

 

It would be a new world record if any club decided to pay the full fee, but it seems unlikely anyone would be willing to pay more than the £80million Real Madrid spent on signing Cristiano Ronaldo from Manchester United.

 

There is also the question of Chelsea’s current form – they had their first won in six on Saturday – and whether owner Roman Abramovich will keep the young coach on at Stamford Bridge.

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