Arsenal are reportedly in talks to sign Bordeaux’s Malcolm who has been the subject of strong transfer speculation over the past few weeks. The Daily Star report that a Brazilian journalist has confirmed that Arsenal are interested in the Brazilian who is in hot form at the moment. Another Ligue 1 player who has been linked with Arsenal is of course Thomas Lemar who was close to signing for the club in the summer.
Transfer Rumour Reliability
Daily Star has reported this rumour on the basis of a Brazilian journalist. The Daily Star are a Tier 5 source in our Football Transfer Sources Reliability Guide. So unless, other media outlets pick this story up, Arsenal fans don’t get your hopes up too high.
Transfer Rumour Rating – 2/10
Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez is reportedly set to leave the club in this window with Manchester City have already submitted a bid. With Arsenal currently not in the top 4, if they let Sanchez leave now, they would urgently need to sign a replacement before the window closes. Mesut Ozil is another player who has been linked with a move away in this window but off late speculation has cooled down a bit. Arsenal face Chelsea in the Carabao Cup this Wednesday night and Wenger knows that the pressure on him will get more intense if Arsenal don’t get a favourable result.