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DONE DEAL: Zenit St Petersburg Complete £39.5m Deal to Sign FC Porto Striker Hulk

Brazilian makes Russian move.

Brazilian attacker Hulk, linked with Chelsea all summer, has completed an eyewatering £39.5m switch to Zenit St Petersburg from Porto.

The Russian side have splashed the cash that the Blues refused to on the 26-year-old Olympic silver medallist.

SOURCE: Daily Mail

It had appeared that FC Porto were set to keep hold of their prized asset, despite mounting speculation that Hulk would leave the Portuguese side, indeed when the Premier League transfer window slammed shut any chance of a move to big spenders Chelsea and Man City vanished but Zenit St Petersburg have finally won the race to land the 26 year old Brazilian international.

Hulk has been a huge hit at FC Porto since his move to the Estadio do Dragao after four seasons spent in Japan. The powerfully built forward has been especially successful over the past two seasons during which he has netted 57 goals and helped his side to back to back domestic titles as well as a Europa League triumph.

Zenit are the reigning Russian Premier League champions and are managed by former Roma boss Luciano Spalletti.


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