According to the Evening Standard, Sporting Lisbon are open to doing business with West Ham, despite William Carvalho transfer saga during the summer.
West Ham’s summer transfer window was overall a good one but the one main failure was not signing Carvalho from Sporting Lisbon.
During the last few weeks of the summer window, there were plenty of rumours surrounding Carvalho’s move to The Hammers, but after not signing the Portuguese defensive midfielder, there was a public spat between David Sullivan and Sporting’s owner Bruno de Carvalho, where he came out with the famous statement of David Gold and Sullivan being “the dildo brothers”.
However, de Carvalho has come out recently and has said that he’ll forget about the spat and will be open to doing business with West Ham again, he said
There was this soap regarding West Ham, but it is not interesting, it is not important because there was nothing, English clubs do conduct themselves in a good way; they are not perfect but there is no perfection in the world. But it is good to work with them.
If we close this soap [I will deal with West Ham again]. It is not good for anybody because the fans deserve better, the truth, our respect. The fans are the most important thing at the club. So if we finish what was a strange soap, let’s see. But I don’t know if they will finish, because it was very, very strange. But I continue with a very good impression of the English clubs.
Since David Moyes has replaced Slaven Bilic as manager of West Ham, there have been many new transfer rumours but various sources have said that the East London side will go back in for Carvalho in January.