'So sick, please be true' Fans react to reports of record West Ham bid for William Carvalho

Slaven Bilic, Manager of West Ham United gives his team instructions during a Pre Season Friendly between Manchester City and West Ham United at the Laugardalsvollur stadium on August 4,...

West Ham United fans have been having their say on reports the club are bidding to sign Portugal star William Carvalho.

The Hammers have completed some very good business this summer already.

Bilic has brought in experienced defender Pablo Zabaleta to solve his problem right back position, England goalkeeper Joe Hart, Marko Arnautovic, striker Javier Hernandez and young prospect Saed Haksabanovic.

But with a net spend of just £10 million so far, there is speculation the Hammers are far from done in the window.

Sporting CP midfielder William Carvalho from Portugal  during the Five Violins Trophy match between Sporting CP and AC Fiorentina at Estadio Jose Alvalade on July 29, 2017 in Lisbon,...

And the club is being linked with a club record £26m move for Sporting Lisbon and Portugal midfield star William Carvalho, as reported by the Daily Mail.

According to the Mail, the 25-year-old - who was a key figure in helping Portugal win the European Championships last summer - has been denied a move to the Premier League before now as Sporting have always proved notoriously difficult to negotiate with.

But West Ham wary are hopeful they can broker a compromise involving Carvalho's new agent Pere Guardiola, brother of Manchester City boss Pep.

They also have Carvalho's international compatriots Jose Fonte and Domingos Quina in East London to help the midfield powerhouse settle in.

Supporters have been reacting in great numbers to the news on Twitter, here's what they've been saying. 

Portugal's midfielder William kicks the ball during the 2017 Confederations Cup semi-final football match between Portugal and Chile at the Kazan Arena in Kazan on June 28, 2017.Portugal midfielder William Carvalho

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