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Arsenal is very close to completing the signing of Sporting Lisbon’s defensive midfielder William Carvalho according to reports.



Arsenal are ‘likely’ to seal the signing of Sporting Lisbon star William Carvalho, according to reports who say the 23-year-old is seen by Gunners manager Arsene Wenger sees the youngster as a less expensive alternative to Southampton’s Morgan Schneiderlin.



Wenger if he is serious about Carvalho, better get his skates on as Manchester United stalls on their bid for the Southampton star after having their initial bid rejected by the Saints.



The Daily Star claims that Sporting will be looking to receive around £20 million for the Portuguese international, who was a part of the U-21 team that thrashed Germany 5-0 in the recent European U-21 Championship’s in the Czech Republic.