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FC Porto’s Hulk joins Zenit St. Petersburg
Zenit St. Petersburg have agreed terms for Brazilian powerhouse, Hulk.
The powerful winger/forward has long been touted for a move to Champions League champions Chelsea, but now appears to be set for a move to Russia. Portugoal.net reported that A Bola – a Portuguese Daily Sport paper - announced that FC Porto forward Hulk has been sold to Russian Premier League side, Zenit St. Petersburg. It is being reported that the deal was signed in São Paulo. Hulk is currently training with the Brazilian national team.
#Oficial: Hulk leaves FC Porto and joins Zenit.
— João Ruela (@joao_ruela) September 3, 2012
There has been no confirmation of the transfer fee, but it appears Zenit’s owners Gazprom are funding the rumoured €50m move.
Zenit are also reportedly closing in on a deal for Axel Witsel from Benfica.