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Shanghai SIPG star Hulk: Pressure not a problem for Oscar

Hulk insists the pressure that comes with a£60million price tag will no bother Shanghai SIPG new boy Oscar.

The Brazilian midfielder joined the Chinese Super League club from Chelsea last month and there is no doubt enormous expectations on the player, considering how much he cost.

But striker Hulk, who arrived in Shanghai for around £50m last summer, says himself, Oscar and fellow compatriot Elkeson are all adept at dealing with pressure due to previous experiences.

"We have grown accustomed to playing under huge pressure, no matter how much the club has spent on players," said former Zenit St Petersburg and FC Porto star Hulk.

"Oscar, Elkeson and I are used to it. This is not a problem.

"Each new player is coming to help the team and I believe Oscar will help us a lot. The level of the team has improved a lot, obviously, and I think we will win the title next season."

Andrew Slevison
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