Chelsea target Hulk: Porto would understand if I left

Hulk has hinted his future may lie away from Porto amid fresh speculation linking him with a move to Chelsea

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Hulk is reportedly on the verge of a move to Chelsea Photo: The Sport Review

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Hulk has hinted his future may lie away from Porto amid rumours of a big-money move to Chelsea this summer.

The 25-year-old Brazilian striker has been linked with a £38m transfer to Stamford Bridge in recent days but there has been no official announcement from either club.

Hulk, whose Porto contract runs until 2016, was linked with a move to Chelsea last summer but a move failed to materialise under former Blues boss Andre Villas-Boas.

But speculation over his future has heightened in recent weeks, with Champions League winners Chelsea understood to be leading the chase for his signature.

“I will always continue to work hard and keep my feet on the ground, regardless of whether I stay at Porto,” he told Lancenet.

“I have won many titles in the past four years at Porto, and I think that I have a great relationship with everyone.

“If the time has come to move on, I’ll do so with a good feeling. I have enjoyed a great time here.

“I’m sure that they will understand the motives behind my decision if I leave.

“The club and its fans will forever have a place in my heart. I can only thank them for all the affection they’ve shown me.”

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