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Brazilian Hulk Signs With CSL Club Shanghai SIPG For Russian Record $62M

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 01 / 16

Russian Premier League side Zenit St. Petersburg forward Hulk has joined Chinese Super League club Shanghai SIPG for a record €55.8M ($61.6M), according to Dmitriy Rogovitskiy of REUTERS. Zenit said in a statement, "Zenit and Shanghai SIPG have come to an agreement regarding the transfer o...

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