Balague comments on Malcom to Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal speculation

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Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal have been linked with Bordeaux attacker Malcom in the January transfer window.

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...

Well-known Spanish football journalist Guillem Balague has suggested to Sky Sports that Bordeaux winger Malcom would be a good signing for Tottenham Hotspur in the January transfer window.

Malcom is one of the best young attacking players in Europe and has been linked with a move to Tottenham this month.

According to The Sun, Spurs are interested in signing the 20-year-old Brazilian, who can also operate as an attacking midfielder.

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...

Manchester United are also reported to be interested in Malcom, with Sky Sports crediting Arsenal with interest in the former Corinthians youngster.

Sky Sports have reported that French club Bordeaux value Malcom at over £40 million.

Well-known Spanish football journalist Balague, who works for Sky Sports, has claimed that Arsenal are interested in Malcom.

Balague has also suggested that the Brazilian would be a good signing for Tottenham in the January transfer window.

Bordeaux's Brazilian forward Malcom (2nd R) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Dijon (DFCO) and Bordeaux at Gaston Gerard Stadium in...

Balague told Sky Sports when asked about Malcom: “I know for a fact that Malcolm is of interest to Arsenal, but it is not all agreed.

“Spurs are not in the equation, it had been heard that they were linked to him, and what a signing he will be.

“He is a left-footed player who plays on the right-hand side with a lot of pace, he is very direct, a very good dribbler and very, very fast so we’ll see.”

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

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