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It’s claimed that’s £10m short of Bordeaux’s asking price, and so it remains to be seen where negotiations take the two parties and if a compromise can be reached.
Malcom, 20, has scored seven goals and provided five assists in 21 appearances for the Ligue 1 outfit this season, and has seemingly got a bright future ahead of him having proven his talent in the early stages of his spell in Europe.
With versatility to play on either flank or through the middle, he’ll undoubtedly be an important addition to the Arsenal squad, especially to replace Sanchez who has been a pivotal figure in that deeper attacking role.
— Arsènic™ (@MrArsenicTM) January 13, 2018
As seen in the image below, it has been claimed that Malcom’s entourage was in London on Friday night to meet with Arsenal officials, and so the move certainly seems to be edging closer as he would become their second January signing after the arrival of Konstantinos Mavropanos last week.
Meanwhile, the Mail also add that Arsenal want to add a defender this month too, and it’s not really a surprise considering their current options and recent defensive form.
Wenger’s men have conceded 12 goals in their last six games in all competitions, which is simply not good enough as they need to salvage something from their season now.