Stan Collymore updates Carvalho to Arsenal transfer news

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talkSPORT presenter confirms he has called Arsenal on deadline day over the transfer news linking Manchester United star and William Carvalho to club.

It has been a mixed bag of transfer rumours for Arsenal fans.

They woke this morning to the news that they were one of three Premier League clubs in the hunt for Radamel Falcao, who now looks destined to join Manchester United on a season long loan deal.

And from the Colombian hitman they have now become embroiled in a late night deadline day transfer saga that also involves a player United are looking to ratify a sale for - Danny Welbeck.

Initially, Louis van Gaal only wanted to agree to a temporary deal for the Englishman, however, both Welbeck and Arsenal appear to be eager for a long-term contract.

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talkSPORT analyst and commentator Stan Collymore claims knowledge of the situation. The radio pundit explains that he has spoken to the club and that "talks" between Welbeck and Arsenal went "very slowly", however, a £16 million transfer is near as he later Tweeted.

Another player the Gunners were linked with throughout the summer was Sporting Lisbon hardman William Carvalho, yet the emerging Portuguese star-in-the-making will not be moving to North London as "the Gunners have also ruled out a late move for Sporting Lisbon midfielder William Carvalho."

Are you excited about signing Welbeck from Manchester United? Or would you prefer Carvalho at Arsenal?

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