Have Tottenham moved on from Richarlison to make Malcom their top target?

Mauricio Pochettino manager

Two Brazilian players have been linked with moves to Tottenham - but both would improve Mauricio Pochettino's side.

Richarlison de Andrade (R) of Watford celebrates scoring his side's second goal with his team mate Abdoulaye Doucoure (L) during the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and...

Richarlison has been one of the breakout stars of this Premier League season, sparkling on Watford's left-hand side.

And it was therefore no surprise when it emerged in November that Tottenham Hotspur were interested in bringing the Brazilian winger to Wembley - as reported by the Evening Standard.

But Richarlison's form has faded a little alongside Watford's and, with Marco Silva surely keen to keep his young star, there has been little further talk of a switch.

Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Tottenha Hotspur  gives his team instructions during the Premier League match between Hull City and Tottenham Hotspur at the KC Stadium on May 21, 2017 in...

It would now appear Spurs have moved on, but the identity of their next creative target is another Brazilian - Bordeaux's Malcom.

Universo Online report that Tottenham have had a huge bid rejected for the highly rated prospect - a player who, with his combination of flair and end product, is not overly dissimilar to Richarlison.

It seems that Mauricio Pochettino has a very clear idea as to what type of player his Spurs side need to improve then.

Bordeaux's Senegalese midfielder Younousse Sankhare (R) celebrates after scoring a goal with Bordeaux's Brazilian forward Malcom (L) during the French L1 football match between Bordeaux...

But the next move will be very interesting; does the reported bid for Malcom indicate that Tottenham are moving on from Richarlison? Will the Watford man feature on their radar again?

Either signing would surely excite Spurs fans as they look to kick on in 2018.

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