Arsenal fans react to Malcom rumours

Bordeaux's Senegalese midfielder Younousse Sankhare (L) is congratulated by Bordeaux's forward Malcom (R) after scoring a goal during the French Cup football match between Granville (USG)...

Arsenal are interested in signing Malcom it seems.

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...

Arsenal fans on Twitter believe that their side is close to signing Bordeaux winger Malcom.

According to The Daily Mail, Arsenal are prepared to pay £45 million to sign the Brazilian starlet, who bagged a wonderful assist in his side's 1-0 win at Troyes on Saturday.

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...

There are some unconfirmed reports that Malcom's agent was in London this weekend negotiating with the Premier League side, having reportedly shared a photo of himself in the English capital on social media.

And Gunners fans on Twitter believe that all signs are pointing toward a switch to North London.

Bordeaux's Senegalese midfielder Younousse Sankhare (L) is congratulated by Bordeaux's forward Malcom (R) after scoring a goal during the French Cup football match between Granville (USG)...

Malcom has seven goals and five assists from 17 Ligue 1 starts this season and, if he does replace Alexis Sanchez, there is the hope that he will be every bit as influential as his fellow South American.

Out of contract this summer, Sanchez has been linked with Manchester City but, according to The Telegraph, Manchester United are also interested in the Chilean forward.

But even if Malcom signs, he is only 20 and surely there will be a period of adjustment needed before big things are expected of him.

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