Malcom is no longer in the middle…

Going into the January transfer window, Malcom always looked like being a huge name to keep an eye on.

Malcom has been brilliant for Bordeaux this season and has adapted in some style to Ligue 1.

Besides all the talent at PSG, Malcom has emerged as one of the best young starlets in France’s top division.

Ahead of the January window, Malcom was linked with both Tottenham and Manchester United, in recent days it has turned into a one-horse race for the Bordeaux man.

Malcom to replace Alexis Sanchez at Arsenal?

Malcom has seemingly chosen Arsenal over Tottenham and Manchester United do not appear interested.

As a result, Malcom has now emerged as the most likely direct replacement for Alexis Sanchez.

The Chilean still looks likely to leave Arsenal in this window, with Manchester City leading the race over Manchester United.

Plenty of social media hints on Malcom to Arsenal

With the Alexis Sanchez situation seemingly inching to a close, it appears that Arsenal are making headway in their move for Malcom.

On Saturday, Arsenal fans have got excited regarding a conversation held between Malcom’s mum and his agent, who has been in London.

Flavia de Oliveira wrote to Leonardo Cornacini: “Always praying. Kisses to you all as well. From Brazil to England.”

It does seem like a rather bland message, but…

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