The 26 year old is in his native country on international duty as the Confederations Cup kicked off last night.
Chelsea have lodged a reported £34.9million bid to Zenit St Petersburg but the Russian club want to receive nearer the £51million that they paid Porto for his services this time last year.
Hulk has not enjoyed his first season in Russia and is hoping to make a summer switch with London the target.
Mega rich French club Monaco are keen on signing the forward and can match or beat Chelsea’s financial offer in order to partner Hulk with new signing Radamel Falcao.
Hulk will wait until the Confederations Cup is over before he pushes through a move but Chelsea could have their bid accepted before that.
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