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China: Hulk arrives in Shanghai to discuss record-breaking transfer deal01:49

China: Hulk arrives in Shanghai to discuss record-breaking transfer deal

China, Shanghai
June 29, 2016 at 09:37 GMT +00:00 · Published

The former Zenit St Petersburg footballer and Brazilian international Givanildo Hulk Vieira de Sousa arrived in China, on Wednesday for talks about his pending transfer to Shanghai SIPG side.

The football player was mobbed by Chinese fans that sang and cheered their newest potential transfer, who has yet to sign the Shanghai transfer deal and undergo medical tests.

The Chinese side, which is managed by former England manager Sven- Goren Eriksson, is reportedly offering €55 million ($60.8 million) in a new bid by the Chinese President XI Jinping to make Shangai SIPG a new footballing power. Chinese teams throughout this winter’s transfer window broke the Asian transfer record four times over, having spent even more than the English Premier League.

Shanghai SIPG is currently on a winless streak. Fans hope that the attacker who scored 23 goals last season for Zenit could change their luck.

China: Hulk arrives in Shanghai to discuss record-breaking transfer deal01:49
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The former Zenit St Petersburg footballer and Brazilian international Givanildo Hulk Vieira de Sousa arrived in China, on Wednesday for talks about his pending transfer to Shanghai SIPG side.

The football player was mobbed by Chinese fans that sang and cheered their newest potential transfer, who has yet to sign the Shanghai transfer deal and undergo medical tests.

The Chinese side, which is managed by former England manager Sven- Goren Eriksson, is reportedly offering €55 million ($60.8 million) in a new bid by the Chinese President XI Jinping to make Shangai SIPG a new footballing power. Chinese teams throughout this winter’s transfer window broke the Asian transfer record four times over, having spent even more than the English Premier League.

Shanghai SIPG is currently on a winless streak. Fans hope that the attacker who scored 23 goals last season for Zenit could change their luck.

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