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Fulham could reunite Marco Silva with William Carvalho on transfer deadline day, according to Marca, while the Championship pacesetters are also looking to secure the services of Swansea City skipper Matt Grimes. 

Sitting top of the Championship table with four wins and a draw from their opening five games, it would be a major surprise if a Cottagers side containing the likes of Aleksandar Mitrovic, Jean Michael Seri, Bobby Decordova-Reid, Antonee Robinson and Ivan Cavaleiro weren’t comfortably encamped in the automatic promotion positions six months from now. 

So imagine if Fulham could add a 68-cap Portugal international to their already star-studded ranks, a Euro 2016 winner valued at £18 million? 

A fearsome thought, at least for the rest of the Championship.

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According to Marca, the Londoners are looking to reunite Marco Silva with a 6ft 2in midfield powerhouse he worked with at Sporting Lisbon.

It’s understood Fulham could sign Carvalho on loan in a deal that would become permanent should the Cottagers seal a return to the Premier League at the first time of asking. 

William Carvalho could replace Anguissa at Fulham

Carvalho could replace Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa in west London.

The mercurial Cameroonian is expected to join Serie A giants Napoli, although it must be said Anguissa is a more attack-minded, box-to-box player than the defensive-minded Carvalho. 

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Norwich City have also been linked with the £40,000-a-week ball-winner.

And, according to Wales Online, Fulham are also looking to snap up Swansea captain Matt Grimes before tonight’s 11pm deadline.

The Cottagers have already seen two bids rejected for the hard-working midfielder, who is due to become a free agent in summer 2022. 

Their most recent offer was in the region of £2.5 million.

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