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Tottenham would have to splash around €40m to land 22-year-old La Liga winger

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Spurs transfer news: Malcom wants to leave Barcelona after one season

ESPN reports that Barcelona winger Malcom wants to leave the Catalan side at the end of the season.

The report claims that the La Liga giants are willing to sell the former Bordeaux star if they can recoup what they bought him for.

The 22-year-old joined Barcelona in a deal worth €40million, however, ESPN adds that Roma were close to landing the winger.

The Brazilian has struggled for regular game time at the club and has six starts to his name in all competitions this season.

The report adds that Ernesto Valverde suggested that the signing was made by the club, and his agents are already offering the 22-year-old to clubs across Europe.

Plenty of interest in Malcom

The Brazilian was hot property in the summer after his excellent season with Bordeaux. Tottenham have been linked with the attacker with Everton and Arsenal also interested in Malcom (h/t ESPN).

Malcom
Malcom

The report adds that Inter Milan and AC Milan have also shown interest in the past, and the player could even end up in China.

Barcelona don’t have issues with the player’s attitude, according to the report, but know his situation won’t change much as he fights Lionel Messi, Ousmane Dembele and Philippe Coutinho for a place in the starting XI.

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It will be interesting to see if a club forks out close to €40million for Malcom. The Brazilian has the talent to excel but just needs to play regularly in a top league.

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