Club reveal how much they want for Chelsea Brazilian target

12:06 15 May 2012

Hulk has been linked with Chelsea in the past

Hulk has been linked with Chelsea in the past

Archant

Chelsea transfer news: Porto want £80million for Hulk

Porto have said they are willing to let Hulk leave the club, as long as someone comes up with his £80million release clause.

The Brazilian has been linked with a move to Chelsea in the past, while it is thought Manchester City and Real Madrid are also interested.

Hulk’s contract deal expires in 2016 and Porto chief Pinto da Costa insists that unless someone activates his release fee, the player will be staying at the Estadio do Dragao.

“I say today what I said a year ago, I will do everything to keep Hulk at Porto,” he told Porto TV. “I’m not interested in selling him.

“Hulk has a price and we are not going to negotiate and accept an inferior price to that of his clause, our desire is for him to be in our squad next season.”

And the player himself seemed quite happy to remain in Portugal.

“My future is in the hands of Porto and my agent, now I do not say if I leave or I stay with the club,” Hulk said from Brazil.

“At this moment my only desire is to celebrate the league title success, to rest and think of the national team.

“I am calm as I have signed a deal for another four years anyway.”

Related articles

Sign up for our news alerts today!

Our editors' picks for the day's top news delivered to your inbox or phone.

Sign up for email alerts Sign up for mobile alerts
1
2 3 4 5 6
7

Submit your Chelsea player ratings

Latest Chelsea news

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Manchester United's Juan Mata and Arsenal flop Gervinho are both included in Eden Hazard's five-a-side team(Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Chelsea’s Eden Hazard has named Arsenal flop Gervinho in a five-a-side team of his favourite current and former team-mates… and it doesn’t appear to be an April Fool.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Chelsea's Eden Hazard in action against Tottenham (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Eden Hazard has admitted he was “a little bit unhappy” to be substituted during Belgium’s 1-0 win over Israel on Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Andros Townsend celebrates with England and Tottenham team-mates Ryan Mason and Harry Kane (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Andros Townsend’s thunderous strike cancelled out Graziano Pelle’s opener as England grabbed a 1-1 draw in their friendly clash against Italy in Turin. Here, London24 Sport rate the players.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Palermo's Paulo Dybala has been linked with Arsenal and Chelsea (Photo by Tullio M. Puglia/Getty Images)

Today’s transfer news and gossip round-up features Arsenal, Chelsea, Tottenham, West Ham and QPR.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Andros Townsend smashes home England's equaliser (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images)

Roy Hodgson hailed Andros Townsend and Ross Barkley for “turning the game” as England came from a goal down to claim a 1-1 draw against Italy in Turin.

What is this?

Near You Now

Don't Miss...

Competitions

Vroom! You could be emmersed in the action at the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship.

The MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship fires into Brands Hatch on 17/18/19 April for one of the most anticipated seasons in recent years as 39 riders are set for two fierce contests on the 1.2 mile Indy circuit.

Read more

Chelsea Transfer News