Representative of Brazilian youngster, Malcolm Silva fuels speculation amid speculation linking the winger to Arsenal this January transfer window.
The Brazilian international has been earmarked by the Gunners as a long-term replacement for wantaway striker, Alexis Sanchez who looks destined to leave the Emirates this month after been heavily linked with a potential move to either of the Manchester clubs.
The Chilean attacker is reportedly the subject of a two-way transfer battle between the Manchester clubs as both sides are keen on bolstering their attacking options this winter transfer window.
However, reports claim the Gunners have held talks with the French outfit and are closing in on a deal for the Bordeaux forward after the Brazilian representatives were spotted in London.
Below is Malcolm agent, Fernando Garcia sending Gunners fans into a frenzy mode after liking some welcome messages on social media platform, Instagram;
Malcom’s agent recent activity on Instagram. Interesting @arsènic 👀 pic.twitter.com/kVCU0SGFJM
— WengerBall (@GunnerCentre) January 14, 2018
Don’t think Malcom is the replacement for Alexis coming in but would be excited to see him in an Arsenal shirt.
— Rudy (@RudyAFC) January 14, 2018
I'm really excited by the signing of Malcom. Absolute baller, and only 21. Think we're getting a deal here.
— Frosty (@AFCFrost) January 13, 2018
It is believed the Brazilian is keen on a move to the Emirates and have started taking English classes and could be available for a fee in the region of £45 million.
The 20-year-old began his career at Brazilian side, Corinthians but secured a move to French side, Bordeaux in the winter of 2016 for an undisclosed fee but has grown into one of the hottest property in the world after series of impressive displays for the French outfit.
Malcolm is often deployed on the right hand side of the attack and is known for his electrifying pace, creativity, vision, long shots, excellent dribbling skills, and also a set-piece specialist.
He has featured in 22 games across all competitions for Bordeaux scoring 7 times and providing 5 assists.
Given his age and massive abilities he would be a fantastic addition to the Gunners and could be a long-term replacement for Manchester bound Alexis Sanchez.