Hulk has expressed his interest in the Premier League, insisting it suits his style. However, was quick to say the deal would have to be right for Zenit.
The speculation linking Hulk to Chelsea is nothing new, nor groundbreaking. However, in a recent interview with FourFourTwo magazine, he hinted that he would definitely be interested in a move to Chelsea, or the Premier League.
When the interviewer from the popular football-based magazine asked: 'There's been some speculation linking you with Chelsea. Have you had any contact with them?' The Brazilian's answer would of turn the heads of his potential suitors.
'I have always watched the Premier League,' said Hulk.
'It's one of the best league's in the world. The matches never stop; they're always so unpredictable. It suits my style, but I also like the Bundesliga and La Liga as well. I enjoy getting involved in tough games and playing in packed stadiums.
'If I had the opportunity, of course I'd like to play in the Premier League one day, but I'm doing well at Zenit and I have a deal for three more years.
'The situation is pretty simple: I have a good relationship with everyone at Zenit and if I was to leave, it would have to be a good thing for everyone, like it was at Porto'
The Brazilian certainly has his critics both in Europe and in Brazil, however, his confidence over his ability is unshakeable.
When asked what he thought about his critics in his homeland, he went on to pull no punches, saying: 'Those who say they don't know what I bring to the national team don't know what they're talking about.'
A strong sign of confidence within his ability. A confidence, in my opinion, Chelsea are desperate for upfront.
He has scored 11 goals in 18 games in Russia, as well as four goals in eight Champions League matches. A record which the current Chelsea frontline can only dream about.
He has all the qualities to be a Premier League success, however, do supporters think he is the right choice for Chelsea?