Arsenal fans react on Twitter to William Carvalho performance against Chelsea

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Arsenal fans were less than impressed with the performance of reported target William Carvalho last night.

One of the main areas Arsene Wenger has been tipped to improve at Arsenal this winter is holding midfield.

Wenger currently has the experience of Mathieu Flamini and Mikel Arteta in that position, but plenty of fans agree that the side needs a more dynamic player to come in and patrol the space in front of the back four.

One of the main players linked with coming in and doing that job for the team is William Carvalho of Sporting Lisbon.

Arsenal fans were offered the chance to watch the Portuguese star closely as he started for Sporting against Chelsea last night.

It wasn’t the most flattering exhibition of what he’s capable of because he struggled for an hour, picked up a booking and was then taken off before Chelsea could inflict more damage.

Sporting have been very stubborn in relation to his future and are demanding a high fee, which would take a big financial commitment from Arsenal if Wenger decides he’s the player he wants in his side.

Arsenal have been linked with other midfield options but there’s a reason that so many European clubs have been linked with moves for Carvalho.

It’s naïve to judge him based on one performance towards the end of the group stage in the Champions League, but Arsenal fans will be demanding more from him if Wenger decides to invest.

Here’s what a selection of Arsenal fans on Twitter made of his performance last night.

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