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Sporting Lisbon's William Carvalho wants Arsenal move

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said his side didn't need to sign a new striker despite Oliver Giroud being ruled out for three months.

Sporting Lisbon's William Carvalho is hoping for a last-minute move to Arsenal, sources have told ESPN FC.

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The highly-rated midfielder has been the subject of plenty of interest this summer, most notably from Manchester United and the north London club.

While tempted by a move to Old Trafford, Carvalho himself is said to favour a side currently in the Champions League, and there is anticipation...


Manchester United not after William Carvalho, cool on Arturo Vidal

Manchester United have no interest in signing Sporting Lisbon's William Carvalho and are no longer planning to bring in Arturo Vidal from Juventus before the end of transfer window, sources have told ESPN FC.

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The Red Devils have been monitoring Vidal, 27, this summer but have yet to submit a bid for the Chile international.

There were reports that United were about to make a 24 million-pound offer for Carvalho, 22, but the Portugal international...

William Carvalho: No bids, say Sporting

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Sporting Lisbon insist they have received neither an approach nor an offer for holding midfielder William Carvalho.

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The midfielder, scouted extensively by Manchester United during David Moyes' reign, has a 45 million-euro release clause in his contract.

United, who will be managed by Louis van Gaal after the World Cup is over, have again been linked with the Portugal international.

However,...