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Reports making the round claim Arsenal are planning a double deal for Sporting duo Gelson Martins and William Carvalho this summer transfer window.
Portuguese news report claims the Gunners’ initial £80m bid of was rejected. Arsenal have reacted quickly by increasing it to £90m to persuade Sporting to sell.
The Gunners completed a move for Schalke’s Sead Kolasinac last month and are understood to be on the verge of signing Lyon attacker Alexandre Lacazatte after offering a £52.m bid.
Both Gelson Martins and William Carvalho have release clauses in their contracts and Sporting are keen not to sell for less than that. Martins (€60m) and Carvalho (€30m).
Arsene Wenger is scouring the market for reinforcements this summer, with Arsenal desperate to improve on their disappointing season in the Premier League last term.