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Hulk claims Chelsea face stiff competition

ESPN staff
June 28, 2012
Hulk has been with Porto since 2008 © PA Photos

Hulk has revealed that Chelsea are facing a major fight to lure him away from Porto.

The Brazil international is one of the most talked about players in European football and could become one of the summer's major transfer sagas.

Chelsea have long been believed to be heading the chase for his signature, but French giants Paris Saint Germain have also entered the race.

The striker insists he has no pressing desire to move on from Porto, but if his club do decide to cash in it is likely Chelsea will face a fight to secure his signature.

"I am not desperate to leave Porto," Hulk told Globoesporte.com. "I love the fans and have always been happy at the club. If a club reaches agreement with Porto, then I will go. But there is no rush as the transfer window runs until August."

When asked if he had a preference of London or Paris, Hulk said: "I honestly do not know my future. All I know is that there are several others besides these two clubs that have shown interest in me."

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