Manchester United have opened talks with Sporting Lisbon about signing holding midfielder William Carvalho.
United manager David Moyes has identified the 21-year-old as a top target for the summer and it is understood United have now registered their interest with Sporting.
The Portuguese club value the Angola-born player at €35million (£29m) but United feel he is worth around £4m less.
But with the Premier League champions wanting to conduct most of their transfer business before this summer’s World Cup, they may have to offer more than their valuation. (Daily Mail)
He would be a great buy for United