Chelsea still want Porto’s Hulk despite complications over the payment that would be owed to his third-party owner, The Guardian report.
A host of European clubs have been monitoring the Brazilian forward but his future remains uncertain.
Meanwhile, Blues youngster Gaël Kakuta is tipped to be loaned out for the coming season along with Kevin De Bruyne.
Belgian winger De Bruyne is set to join Werder Bremen, while Marseille, Lyon and Ajaccio are said to have shown an interest in Kakuta.
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