Tottenham are considering yet another move for Barcelona forward Malcom, according to reports in Spain.
Malcom was first linked with Spurs in January 2018 when he still played for French side Bordeaux. The Londoners ended up signing Lucas Moura from Paris Saint-Germain instead, and Malcom joined Barcelona a few months later in the summer transfer window.
After an indifferent first season at Camp Nou, it seems Malcom could be on the move again. And according to Spanish outlet Sport (via Sport Witness), Tottenham may be willing to meet Barcelona’s €45 million valuation of the Brazilian.
Everton and Arsenal are also credited with an interest in Malcom, which makes sense. They have both reportedly been chasing Wilfried Zaha throughout the summer, but Arsenal are set to sign Nicolas Pepe from Lille instead while Everton’s latest bid for Zaha has apparently been turned down.
A forward isn’t believed to be a priority for Spurs, although they have been linked with Juventus star Paulo Dybala, so perhaps Mauricio Pochettino sees Malcom as a viable alternative if Dybala can’t be lured to north London.
Malcom would certainly be cheaper than Dybala, but Tottenham may ultimately decide the money would be better spent on more necessary additions.
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