Manchester United have a decent record when it comes to signing Portuguese youngsters (although Nani prevents it from being exceptional).
Twenty-two-year-old William Carvalho is understood to be the next big thing to emerge from Sporting Lisbon and United have been previously linked.
Carvalho will not come cheap however as Lisbon are demanding £35 million for his transfer but given United’s financial situation, that shouldn’t be a problem.
Whilst Carvalho is at an age where he can develop into a world class talent for years to come, he is also ready to go straight into the first eleven and make a difference.
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