Arsenal transfer news: Carvalho deal before the weekend? Giroud announcement shortly

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A round up of transfer stories this morning about Arsenal.

Reports from Portugal suggest Arsenal are looking to sign William Cravalho before this weekend.

The Gunners have been linked with a €30 million approach for the holding midfielder, who has been strongly linked with Manchester United.

Arsene Wenger seemingly wants the deal done so his side can focus on the Community Shield game against Manchester City.

Le 10 Sport claims that a new contract for striker Olivier Giroud at Arsenal is imminent.

The French forward has recently been linked with getting a new deal, with no official sign of an announcement.

However, a two-year extension to his current terms could shortly be announced by the club.

Former Arsenal manager George Graham says Alexis Sanchez isn’t enough to secure the Gunners the title.

Arsene Wenger commissioned an impressive £32 million move for the Chilean after he impressed at the World Cup in Brazil.

“They’ve brought in real class in Sanchez, but are going to need someone else to finish all the wonderful chances they make,” said Graham.

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