Carlos Carvalhal discusses his Sheffield Wednesday future, hints at Premier League interest

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Carlos Carvalhal has suggested that he has received interest from Premier League clubs.

Sheffield Wednesday boss Carlos Carvalhal has been quoted by Portuguese newspaper Record as saying that he has received whispers from Premier League clubs.

The Owls made the shock decision to appoint former Besiktas and Sporting Lisbon boss Carvalhal last summer, with few fans even knowing who he was at the time.

However, the Portuguese boss has impressed this season, with Wednesday currently sitting in the top six and on course for a play-off spot.

Having won almost 50% of his games in charge, Carvalhal has exceeded all expectations this term, and there have been suggestions that he could end up in the Premier League - whether that's with Wednesday or not.

Now, Carvalhal has been quoted by Portuguese newspaper Record as saying that there have been whispers from top flight clubs about a move for him this summer, but he will see what happens at the end of the season.

Carvalhal admitted that he intends to stay in England, and even revealed that he turned down offers from clubs in Turkey and the United Arab Emirates before taking the job at Hillsborough.

"We'll see what the future holds, if we can go up with Sheffield, if there will be an invitation from a Premier League club, because there are already some whispers. The expectation is to stay in England. I'm not worried about going to big clubs or to get big contracts. My coming here had nothing to do with money. By the way, I could have enjoyed other more advantageous opportunities in Turkey or the United Arab Emirates," he added.

The likes of Newcastle, Swansea City and West Bromwich Albion could be in the market for new managers this summer, and Carvalhal's exploits in the Championship will have certainly turned some heads - and if Wednesday don't win promotion via the play-offs, Carvalhal may receive plenty of interest from Premier League clubs.

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