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According to Sky Sports News, Arsenal are battling it out with North London arch-rival Tottenham Hotspur to the signing of Bordeaux star Malcolm.
The 20-year-old Brazilian starlet has grown into an high prospect since his standout 2016/17 season, where the Brazil international recorded seven goals and four assists. Malcolm’s superb playing style and his eye-catching performances in Ligue 1 have also attracted the interest of Bayern Munich and Premier League rivals Manchester United.
While Malcolm might be deemed surplus to requirement at Munich, it’s believe Man United are considering signing the Brazilian who could solve the club dilemma on the wing and serve as an upgrade to inconsistent Marcus Rashford.
Arsenal, however, are reportedly contemplating on whether or not to sign as that would be determined if Alexis Sanchez’s reported move to Manchester City comes to fruition. If Arsenal manage to secure the Brazilian’s services, then expect Alexis to make the jump before the window closes.