- Portuguese midfielder William Carvalho has been linked with a move to Manchester United and Arsenal
- Carvalho recently terminated his contract with Sporting Lisbon and is now available on a free transfer this summer
In Latest Man Utd News, Premier League giants Manchester United and Arsenal are reportedly leading the chase for Portuguese midfielder William Carvalho this summer. The 26-year-old anchorman, who is currently on international duty at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, recently cancelled his contract with Sporting Lisbon and is now a free agent.
Following Sporting Lisbon’s failure to qualify for next season’s Champions League, Carvalho and several other players were attacked by a furious set of fans at the club’s training ground. Post the altercation which left the players mentally scarred, star names like Rui Patricio, Bas Dost, Bruno Fernandes, Gelson Martins and William Carvalho have all terminated their contracts and can now depart for nothing.
Mourinho and Emery both keen on William Carvalho
This Man Utd Transfer News Latest comes in the wake of recently appointed manager Sinisa Mihajlovic also being sensationally sacked after just nine days in the job. With the club going through such extraordinary turmoil, Portuguese daily Record has claimed that Carvalho could be in line to move to one of the Premier League’s big boys with both Jose Mourinho and Unai Emery said to be fans of the 26-year-old’s diverse qualities.
While Mourinho has already brought in Fred to reinforce his midfield ahead of the next season, he wants more depth in his squad so as to challenge on multiple fronts to elaborate on this Latest Manchester United Transfer News. Emery, on the other hand, is looking to replace the outgoing Jack Wilshere. Also, he is working with a limited budget at his new club and could jump at the opportunity to sign a player of Carvalho’s talents for free.
Other European clubs also interested
However, several other European clubs like Europa League winners Atletico Madrid, AS Monaco, Marseille, Porto and Inter Milan are also interested in securing Carvalho’s services this summer. The report further adds that Manuel Pellegrini and West Ham will also try and sign him again after they famously failed in their bid to do so last summer.
Premier League new boys Wolverhampton Wanderers can also certainly added to this long list of clubs as they could look to use their Portuguese connections to tempt Carvalho to the Midlands, merely days after signing former teammate Rui Patricio on a free transfer.
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