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Madrid superstar dampens West Ham’s transfer ambitions

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superstar Cristiano has thrown a spanner in the works of West Ham’s transfer plans by urging Sporting Lisbon star William Carvalho to join him at the Bernabeu.

Carvalho came close to joining the Hammers during the summer, however a disagreement over a sensible fee and the ensuing fall-out between the two club’s owners ruined any chance of the international making his way to East London this year.

had been expected to go back in for the sought after midfielder as soon as January, however not if Cristiano has anything to do with.

Carvalho’s team-mate has reportedly urged Madrid president Floretino Perez to sign the 25-year-old midfielder, as he believes he would be the perfect player to slot into Los Blancos midfield, according to Spanish source Don Balon.

have struggled to find a solid defensive midfielder over the past seasons since the departures of Xabi Alonso and Sami Khedira, and believes Carvalho could be the man to fill that void.

Carvalho, who has also been linked and West Brom in recent transfer windows, is valued at around €40 million by Sporting Lisbon.

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