Report: Arsenal enter race to sign Tottenham target Malcom

Bordeaux's Brazilian forward Malcom (C) talks with Bordeaux's French forward Nicolas De Preville (L) and Bordeaux's Argentinian midfielder Valentin Vada (R) during the French L1 football...

Both Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly interested in signing the Brazilian forward.

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...

According to Brazilian media outlet Goal Brazil, the Gunners have joined Spurs in the race to sign Bordeaux star Malcom.

The 20-year-old forward is a hot commodity, having impressed for the French side this season, with some of the continent's most elite clubs thought to be monitoring his progress.

He has scored seven goals and registered four assists in 18 league outings this season.

Tottenham are definitely in need of someone with Malcom's attributes, whilst it is debatable whether Arsenal need another tricky forward.

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...

That has not prevented Goal Brazil from claiming that Arsene Wenger is keen on bringing the Brazilian to the Emirates, however.

They claim that whilst Spurs have already had a £31 million bid rejected by Bordeaux for the fleet-footed forward, the Gunners approached the French side just before Christmas to enquire about his potential availability.

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...

Goal Brazil claim that the Ligue 1 outfit would accept a bid in the region of £44 million for their prized asset.

With the opening of the January transfer window just two days away, this will certainly be one for Tottenham and Arsenal fans to keep a very close eye on.

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