04/08/2014 07:35 BST | Updated 04/08/2014 07:59 BST

Arsenal Transfer News: William Carvalho A £24m Target

Arsenal will reportedly submit a £24 million transfer bid for Sporting Lisbon midfielder William Carvalho.

Portuguese sports 'paper O Jogo claim the Gunners will offer Sporting €30 million for the defensive midfielder, despite a £37m release clause in his contract.

Carvalho was named in Portugal's World Cup squad

Carvalho, 22, was scouted by Manchester United last season however their interest in him cooled following David Moyes' sacking in April.

Monday's O Jogo front page features the Carvalho story on their sidebar

The Angola-born Portuguese international played 45 minutes for the national side against the United States at the World Cup as a substitute before he started their final group game against Ghana.

Carvalho holds off United States midfielders at the World Cup