French report: Everton talks for Malcom progressing quickly, deal could be agreed this week

Bordeaux's Brazilian forward Malcom prepares to shoot a penalty kick  during  the French L1 football match between Bordeaux (FCGB) and Lyon (OL) on January 28, 2018, at the Matmut...

Everton are reportedly pushing to sign Bordeaux star Malcom.

Bordeaux's Brazilian forward Malcom prepares to shoot a penalty kick  during  the French L1 football match between Bordeaux (FCGB) and Lyon (OL) on January 28, 2018, at the Matmut...

According to L'Equipe, Everton's talks for Bordeaux winger Malcom are progressing quickly, and a deal between the two clubs may be sealed by the end of the week.

The Toffees are one of only two Premier League clubs yet to make a summer signing, with director of football Marcel Brands taking a measured approach to his first transfer window in England.

Everton do need new signings though, and a winger appears to be a top target, no matter whether Ademola Lookman stays with the club or moves on this summer.

Reports late on Tuesday suggested that Everton are pursuing Bordeaux's Malcom, and L'Equipe now report that talks are progressing quickly between the two clubs.

It's even added that a deal could be done by the end of the week, or early next week at the latest, with Everton seemingly pushing to bring the Brazilian star to Goodison Park.

Bordeaux want a fee of around €40million (£35million) for Malcom, and whilst Everton have yet to put a formal cash offer on the table, negotiations appear to be heading in the right direction.

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...

Malcom, 21, has impressed for Bordeaux since his January 2016 move from Corinthians in his native Brazil, and particularly excelled last season with 12 goals and seven assists in 35 games.

A pacey wide man with a superb left foot, Malcom would be a hugely exciting addition – and they must hope they can close the deal quickly before any rival clubs make their own moves.

Bordeaux's Brazilian forward Malcom controls the ball during  the French L1 football match between Bordeaux (FCGB) and Rennes (SRFC) on March 17, 2018, at the Matmut Atlantique Stadium in...

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