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Da Costa: No Truth In Hulk To Chelsea Rumours

Porto president Pinto da Costa has denied reports suggesting a £30m deal is already in place that would see Brazilian striker Hulk join Chelsea this summer.

Football Talk will be keeping you up-to-date with all the latest transfer news throughout the summer. Today, Porto have denied Chelsea have bid for striker Hulk.


Porto have denied reports suggesting a deal is in place that would see Hulk join Chelsea, according to the Mirror.

The Brazilian striker has been strongly linked with a move to Stamford Bridge in recent weeks as Blues owner Roman Abramovich continues to rebuild his squad this summer. Hulk was expected to become Chelsea’s third major acquisition following the signings of Marko Marin and Eden Hazard, with reports suggesting a £30m deal had been agreed.

However, Porto president Pinto da Costa has denied those claims and insists contrary to reports, the club have not even received a formal bid for the striker. Speaking to Portuguese radio station Antena 1, da Costa said:

“At this point, there have not been any offers made to Porto, or anyone related to Porto, with regard to Hulk.

“That is the truth, despite what the papers say about Chelsea and PSG (Paris St Germain).

“Those stories are simply rumours. If you believe what they say, Hulk has already left us.”

Da Costa was quoted as saying in the Mirror.

The 25-year-old still has two years to run on his current Porto contract but has become one of the most sought-after strikers in the world after scoring an impressive 73 goals in just 96 appearances for the Portuguese outfit.

Do you think Hulk will end up joining Chelsea? Get involved in the comments section.



  1. Musonera evariste

    June 23, 2012 at 11:23 am

    Surelly, Hulk will join the Blues in that summer.

  2. Musonera evariste

    June 23, 2012 at 11:26 am

    We need Hulk to come & join Chelsea fc. In order to appear in the squad of Chelsea next season.

  3. Musonera evariste

    June 23, 2012 at 11:28 am

    We need Hulk to come & join Chelsea fc. In order to appear in the squad of Chelsea next season. It will be good attacking.

  4. Joseph tope mercy

    June 23, 2012 at 11:42 am

    I think chelsea should look for modric as porto insisting of selling Hulk.

  5. Oghogho michael

    June 23, 2012 at 11:45 am

    Am tired of d rumour about him dat i dn’t even trust chelsea new again. all we need is d truth about hulk whether chelsea is signing him or not

  6. Tony

    June 23, 2012 at 11:48 am

    Let him come & join chelsea

  7. Lavert

    June 23, 2012 at 11:53 am

    Wat deal was agreed between chelsea n porto.let mve 4 sergio roberto,di maria,willian or hunterlaar

  8. Mustyyk

    June 23, 2012 at 11:54 am

    Chelsea should try to sign Hulk becuse we need him

  9. tola sonubi

    June 23, 2012 at 12:12 pm

    Chelsea should sign hulk & ben alfa

  10. Ugochukwu emmanuel

    June 23, 2012 at 12:22 pm

    We will sign him, knw matter da costa obstacle.. Hulk must join chelsea dz summer.. And again d lies of victor moses and van der wiel! Up bluez

  11. piero

    June 23, 2012 at 12:31 pm

    4get him and let the young players in chelsea academy come in and play

  12. salisu hamidu

    June 23, 2012 at 12:35 pm

    Chelsea should have a plan B in case hulk deal. Fail. To materialized because as transfer window is about to open the. Market will be more competative.

  13. Kassim

    June 23, 2012 at 12:45 pm

    Our hopes ar fading of getting ths man. Gosh!

  14. Chuks

    June 23, 2012 at 12:56 pm

    Wats d essence of having chelsea academy since d can’t play?. So much fuzz abt hulk, dnt forget dat such hype was d same as lukaku’s…. We bought lukaku to replace dogma, y nt give him a chance…

  15. Peter alam

    June 23, 2012 at 1:10 pm

    Ibrahimovic, we are sick n tired of all this chelsea nonsense..if u pipo don’t want 2 sign him than tell us 2 forget and stop talking about him every tym coz all of us da bluz funs are tryin our best but da club is just doin nothing…if i was da one in charge of chelsea, Hulk’s deal would be a done deal already coz it’s very important for da club since Drogba is now gone…think about it.

  16. Odinaka

    June 23, 2012 at 1:25 pm

    Luk al of u postin nonsense shld beta stp it b4 it gets out of hand. Hulk is coming no mata wht it takes chelsea must make sure dey get him jst as dey did 2 get eden hazard, nd fernando torres i believe chelsea must make it (AMEN) I luv chelsea die

  17. Nelsen dynamic

    June 23, 2012 at 2:13 pm

    Who is fooling who among the two clubs.chelsea 4eva.

  18. RD

    June 23, 2012 at 2:51 pm

    Mr. Abramovich plz go n buy Hulk, Salomon Rondon & Debuchy .. We don’t need other player

    • john sam

      June 23, 2012 at 4:18 pm

      we need Hulk not Saloman Rondan Hulk is better then Saloman and also Hulk have payed in porta Saloman payed in Spain Porta lige is storgn then Spain,Mr. Abramovich please live your works to look for palys for you not you if you want Chelsea to move for orward in this club look for a way and sing Hulk also look Chelsea boss Roberto Di Matteo if you did not make Abramovich to sing Hulk you will also live this club because i don’t know why you will be there Chelsea boss you live Hulk and be talking about Saloman you try and do some thing about Hulk matter Roberto Di Matteo

  19. Bosire

    June 23, 2012 at 5:48 pm

    We need hulk,it’s a do or die game 2 sign him to chelsea tiz season

  20. Bright Edede

    June 23, 2012 at 7:55 pm

    Plz al chelsea nd is Hulk, Modric, nd Wan der wel, plz Abramovic do smtin fast

  21. osinachi

    June 23, 2012 at 11:20 pm

    plz try ur bst nd sign hulk no mata f cost try. nd 4get any odey plyr.plz nd plz

  22. castro

    June 23, 2012 at 11:29 pm

    Hulk must join Chelsea to help us defend our Champions league cup. Hulk we need you desperately @ Chelsea

  23. heffen

    June 24, 2012 at 12:31 am

    Blues need the hulk in terms of the future maybe 8 yrs. I would buy the shirt with him on at the spot, huuuuge hulk fan!

  24. Formerly B/W

    June 25, 2012 at 4:35 am

    You people should listen to yourselfs oh we need Hulk and get Ben Arfa wake up you clowns you have already signed three players hey heres an idea why don’t you by the world and then they can all sit on your bench.
    What a joke do people think these players will happly sit on the bench wake up clowns.

  25. amy

    June 25, 2012 at 5:00 am

    Please buy Hulk …. Please buy Hulk .. Please buy Hulk …
    Please Mr. Abaramovich , Please buy Hulk for Chelsea Mr.Abramovich . Know matter it is , Chelsea must get Hulk , for the future of Chelsea . I can Promise that Hulk will change the Blue Game if he in the Club .. Please and Please Mr. Abramovich buy Hulk For You Not For Us, is for your Future to Your Club

  26. Bio

    June 25, 2012 at 8:50 am

    Hulk s nt chel’s problem. Wat s d like of dis yong playas, lukaku, sturrag? We need modric who ll creat chances 2 d strikers. Oda teams re usng yong plyers of d feeda team y do we have dis team B?

  27. kayode

    June 25, 2012 at 10:26 am

    Mr,abramovich pls if na only hulk just ‎​Gε̲̣̣̣̥†̥ him @ alcost pls

  28. Sulaimon

    June 27, 2012 at 4:37 am

    I think MODRIC is the only player cfc need 4 nw nd van der weil

  29. marley

    July 19, 2012 at 9:30 am

    Let chelsea sıng hulk ıt make us good

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