Report: Inter Milan make offer worth £35.4m for Tottenham-linked Malcom

Bordeaux's player Malcom acknowledges the fans after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match Bordeaux vs Toulouse on May 12, 2018 at the Matmut Stadium in Bordeaux southwestern....

Tottenham have long been linked with a move for Bordeaux star Malcom.

Bordeaux's Brazilian forward Malcom celebrates after scoring against Metz during the French L1 football match between Metz (FCM) and Bordeaux (FCGB) on May 19, 2018 at Saint Symphorien...

Sky Italy journalist Gianluca Di Marzio has claimed on his official website that Inter Milan have made a bid worth £35.4million to sign long-term Tottenham Hotspur target Malcom this summer.

Tottenham and Mauricio Pochettino have long been linked with a move for the 21-year-old, who starred for Ligue 1 side Bordeaux last summer - scoring 12 goals and creating another eight strikes during his 38 league and cup outings.

Bordeaux's Brazilian forward Malcom 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...

Football London reported last month that Spurs were set to reignite their interest in the two-time Brazil Under-23 international, after failing to lure Malcom to north London in the January transfer window.

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But it now appears that Inter have stolen a march on Spurs, by tabling a loan-to-buy offer that would see Bordeaux receive a loan fee of £8.8million, with an obligation to buy Malcom for £26.6million at the end of the loan.

Bordeaux's Brazilian forward Malcom (R) celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Dijon (DFCO) and Bordeaux at Gaston Gerard Stadium in Dijon on December...

With Financial Fairplay becoming a concern at most clubs, Bordeaux want to strike a deal that would see Malcom join Inter in a similar deal to the one that saw PSG land Kylian Mbappe - a deal which became permanent this summer.

Spurs must now act quickly if they are indeed intent on luring the Brazilian wonderkid to north London, with Inter tabling an offer that could be accepted by the French outfit.

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