Arsenal are long-term admirers of Sporting Lisbon ace William Carvalho but saw any hopes of a summer transfer dashed when the Portuguese midfielder was ruled-out for three months with a stress fracture in his leg.
However, Carvalho returned in late September and has made three appearances since- but crucially stated his desire to play for Arsenal when speaking to A Bola.
“I prefer not to say too much, but there is a club with which I’ve always been fond of: Arsenal. Because of Thierry Henry, a player with whom I have always enjoyed watching.”
“Maybe this is why I look with so much affection to the Premier League.”
Arsene Wenger is said to have launched bids of more than £20m in the past but the Arsenal fans by the jukebox are hoping that these comments are what finally pushes a deal for Carvalho over the line.
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