Report: Fulham plot ambitious bid for Bordeaux star Malcom

Bordeaux's Brazilian forward Malcom reacts during the 27th edition of the UNFP (French National Professional Football players Union) trophy ceremony,  on May 13 , 2018 in Paris. (Photo by...

Bordeaux’s Malcom has been linked with Tottenham Hotspur recently.

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...

According to a report in The Sun, Fulham are set to make an audacious bid to hijack Inter Milan’s move for Bordeaux’s Malcom, with the winger also linked with Tottenham hotspur.

A recent report in Tuttomercato claimed the 21-year-old winger was nearing a move to Inter after agreeing a five-year deal with the Italian giants, despite Spurs said making contact for the player (Le10sport).

One Football also claimed Spurs were favourites to sign the Brazil U23 international, but now it appears Fulham are the latest club to be in for him with Slavisa Jokanovic keen to strengthen his squad.

Bordeaux' s player Malcom (L) vies for the ball with Toulouse's Max Gradel (R) during the French L1 football match Bordeaux vs Toulouse on May 12, 2018 at the Matmut  Stadium in Bordeaux...

The Cottagers won promotion to the Premier League via the Championship playoffs last summer, and they will be hoping to make the necessary moves this summer to build for an extended stay back in the top-flight.

Fulham have already pulled of quite a coup with the transfer of midfielder Jean Michael Seri, but bringing in Malcom ahead of the likes of Inter and Spurs would be an even greater deal for the club.

Malcom can play anywhere across the forward line, and he showed his enormous potential last season by grabbing 12 goals and a further seven assists in 33 league matches for the French club.

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....

The Sun says that Inter have tabled an existing £8.8 million loan package deal for Malcom with an option to buy for £26.5 million next summer, though Bordeaux are said to rate the player closer to the £45 million mark. If Fulham wish to trump the Serie A giants to Malcom's signature they will therefore need to spend big.

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