Arsenal’s transfer plans have been dealt a blow with the news that long term transfer target, Sporting Lisbons William Carvalho, has signed a new contract with the Portuguese club.
The 23-year old has extended his contract with Sporting until 2020 but had been attracting admirers from around Europe, including Arsenal.
I am very happy for the vote of confidence that Sporting CP have given me once more.
Sportinguistas, I said to you that I am very happy with the deal which I signed up to 2020 and that you will have total efforton my part to be champions.
Carvalho’s new deal at Sporting has a €45million release clause, approximately £35million