Malcom ready to leave Bordeaux and chase Bayern ‘dream’
Bayern Munich’s hopes of landing Bordeaux star Malcom have received a boost, with the Brazilian dreaming of joining the Bundesliga giants.
Highly-rated Bordeaux attacker Malcom believes the time has come to leave the Ligue 1 side and is eager to realise his “dream” of playing for a club like Bayern Munich.
Arsenal and Tottenham have been linked as suitors, with the Gunners initially emerging as favourites for his signature in January when Alexis Sanchez secured a move to Manchester United.
But Bordeaux dug their heels in on that occasion and now Bayern appear to be frontrunners, with the Bavarian giants reportedly keen on bringing in younger wide players.
And Malcom, who has 8 goals and 6 assists in Ligue 1 this term, looks set to pursue a move at the end of the season.
“I think it’s time,” the Brazilian told Sky Deutschland. “I’ve done a good job here and I’m grateful to Bordeaux, but I need a new challenge now, I have to set new goals.
“Bayern is one of the biggest clubs in the world. It would be a dream to play there someday. Everyone knows Bayern Munich.
“It makes me very happy that they think about me. I will continue to work hard on me. Who knows, a change to Munich may soon become a reality.”
Should a move to Bayern fail to materialise, Malcom thinks he is well prepared to thrive in England.
“The Premier League is also a very interesting option,” he added. “I learned the language quickly, had no major difficulties.
“French was much harder, so in England, I would be fine, but in the end, I’d integrate anywhere.”
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