Hulk has admitted that he still dreams of a move to the Premier League and has claimed he is a huge fan of Arsenal.
The Brazilian signed for Chinese Super League side Shanghai SIPG in a mega-deal last summer after starring for Porto and Zenit St Petersburg but has not given up hope on playing in England one day.
“It’s always been a dream, it’s a very competitive championship and the stadiums are full in every game, no matter what the team, I always follow the league and I have always supported Arsenal,’ he told Sport TV.
“[I’m a fan of] Wenger’s way of playing, but unfortunately he has not won trophies in recent years.”
Hulk says he is enjoying life in China but refused to rule out leaving the club in the future despite being under contract until 2020.
“The city is very good, the club has a great culture and gives a lot of support. I have a contract for four years and have three left,” he added.
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“I am very happy, but nothing is impossible, especially in football.”
Much as Hulk may fancy a move to north London, and it may be fun to see him in an Arsenal shirt, it seems pretty unlikely.
Players tend to move to China for one main reason and do not usually return to top-level football after a spell in the Chinese Super League.