Chelsea veteran goalkeeper Hilario set for summer switch to Sporting Lisbon

09 April 2010 09:53
Sporting Lisbon are interested in signing Chelsea third-choice goalkeeper Hilario.

The 34-year-old has struggled to make any impression as understudyto Petr Cech and has made barely 20 appearances since joining the Blueson a free-transfer in 2006.

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Lisbon are looking to add another goalkeeper to their squad tochallenge current no 1 Rui Patricio and the Chelsea stopper has beentargeted to do so.

Hilario was heavily criticised for his part in Chelsea's 4-2 defeatat home to Manchester City in the Premier League last month.

Manager Carlo Ancelotti has deemed the Portuguese shot-stoppersurplus to requirements at Stamford Bridge, with a move back to hishomeland highly inevitable.

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Source: Daily_Mail