Milan are again being linked with Porto striker Hulk after Vice-President Adriano Galliani admitted his interest.
"Our transfer campaign will run from May 30, but I do like Hulk a lot," he stated. "However, that doesn't mean too much because I like a Barcelona player too [Lionel Messi]…"
The 24-year-old Brazil international has played a key role in Porto's remarkable season under Andre Villas Boas.
Hulk has scored over 20 goals in the League, ensuring that Porto emphatically wrapped up the title last month.
Milan are keen to find an alternative to Zlatan Ibrahimovic ahead of their assault on next year's Champions League.
It's understood that the club's director of sport Ariedo Braida has recommended Hulk on account of his size and sheer physicality.
Hulk is understood to be valued at around €16m and is also thought to be of interest to Napoli and Premiership outfit Tottenham.