- Bordeaux are not keen to sell him in January but would take around £45million
- The 20-year-old has impressed while playing in the French league this season
- Malcom has scored seven times in 18 appearances for the French outfit this season
Arsenal has been admiring Malcom from afar but have now made contact with his representatives as they prepare to sell Alexis Sanchez.
The talented young Brazilian is also wanted by Tottenham and Manchester United though his club have been reluctant to sell him in January.
The 20-year-old can play on either wing or behind the forward and has impressed in the French league this season.
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Malcom has hit seven league goals in 18 appearances this season and dropped a huge hint about his future on social media.
The youngster posted a picture of himself learning English on Instagram saying: “Allez, come on.”
Wenger has Bordeaux forward Malcom on his radar amid rival interest from Tottenham and Manchester United.
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They know there would be a fierce backlash from their fans if they sold Sanchez without getting a stellar signing themselves and have drawn up a short-list.
Sanchez looks set to be a Manchester City player anytime from now however he was involved in last night draw against Chelsea coming from the bench.
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