Mauricio Pochettino’s response when asked about Malcom speculation

Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur arrives for the Premier League match between Swansea City and Tottenham Hotspur at Liberty Stadium on January 2, 2018 in Swansea, Wales.

Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal and Manchester United all have been linked with Bordeaux star Malcom in the January transfer window.

Bordeaux's Brazilian forward Malcom (L) celebrates after scoring a goal during the L1 football match Olympique Lyonnais (OL) vs FC Girondins de Bordeaux (FCGB), on August 19, 2017 at the...

Bordeaux star Malcom is one of the best and most talented young players in Europe, and it does not come as a surprise that Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal and Manchester United all have been linked with him.

According to The Sun, United and Tottenham are interested in signing Malcom, who can operate as an attacking midfielder or as a winger.

Sky Sports have credited Arsenal with interest in the 20-year-old, who is reportedly valued at over £40 million by his French club Bordeaux.

Bordeaux's Brazilian forward Malcom runs with the ball during the French L=1 football match between Bordeaux and Montpellier on December 20, 2017 at the Matmut Atlantique stadium in...

The Brazilian youngster is playing well at the moment, and has scored seven goal and provided four assists in 16 Ligue 1 starts for Bordeaux so far this season, according to WhoScored.

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino, though, has refused to comment on speculation linking the North London club with a move for Malcom.

Bordeaux's Brazilian forward Malcom runs with the ball during the French L1 football match between Bordeaux (FCGB) and Montpellier (MHSC) on December 20, 2017, at the Matmut Atlantique...

Pochettino told Football.London when asked if he has enquired about signing Malcom: “That is another rumour. Look there is a lot of rumours in the media. I think you know how the business is today.

“I think Tottenham is a club that in three and a half years I've seen a minimum of 100 names and in the end we sign a few.”

Tottenham are fifth in the Premier League table at the moment with 41 points from 22 matches.

As for Bordeaux, they are currently 15th in Ligue 1 table 20 points from 19 matches, just a point above the relegation zone.

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