Andre Villas-Boas: 'Signing Hulk is impossible'

Villas-Boas: 'Signing Hulk is impossible'
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Tottenham Hotspur manager Andre Villas-Boas moves to dismiss speculation that the club will bid for Zenit St Petersburg striker Hulk in the summer.

Tottenham Hotspur manager Andre Villas-Boas has insisted that it is "impossible" for the club to sign Zenit St Petersburg striker Hulk.

Spurs had been linked with a potential move for the Brazilian international earlier this week, but Villas-Boas has revealed that the club would not be able to afford the 26-year-old.

The former Chelsea boss told reporters: "He was my player and scored 36 goals in one season but it's impossible he will make a move here because of the wages that he earns, which would break our balance.

"He may have options in the summer but to a club like Tottenham his transfer fee is also impossible."

Villas-Boas previously worked with Hulk during his time at Porto.

Zenit's Hulk during the Europa League clash with Liverpool on February 21, 2013
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