However, Porto are also believed to have expressed their interest in the attacking midfielder, who is part of Luiz Felipe Scolari's squad at the Confederations Cup.
"For now I don't know more than what the press has written in Brazil and Portugal, but Hulk tells me Porto is a great club," the 5'4" star told A Bola.
"I do speak Portuguese as they do at Porto but I refuse to say that I have a preference for them over any other club interested."
Bernard has three caps for the Selecao. body check tags ::