William Carvalho: Manchester United will have to pay £37m to land Sporting Lisbon midfielder
United will have to meet the release clause if they want to land Portugal midfielder
Wednesday 02 July 2014
Manchester United have been told they will have to pay a whopping £37m if they are to land Sporting Lisbon midfielder William Carvalho.
That is the price of the 22-year-old's release clause, but Sporting director Augusto Ignacio has admitted the club are open to selling him this summer.
"It's not like the old days when players left Sporting at any price," Ignacio told the club’s TV channel.
"We are not concerned with William Carvalho because we have alternatives, who will want to play as well.
"The termination clause ensures a great deal to Sporting. I am very pleased with the negotiations.
"It is not easy to negotiate for players, you need to be very shrewd but Sporting have a president who knows how to negotiate with anyone and what is best for the club."
Carvalho played in all three of Portugal’s World Cup matches.
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