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Barcelona to sign Malcom for £36.5m as winger agrees 5-yr deal

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La Liga giants Barcelona have reached a deal to sign Brazilian winger Malcom from Ligue 1 club ordeaux for £36.5m.

This is happening only a day after Italian club AS Roma announced they were on the verge of signing him.

The 21-year old has agreed a five-year contract with the Spanish champions, and will have his medical on Wednesday.

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Malcom, yet to be capped at senior level by Brazil, scored 20 goals and set up another 13 in 84 Ligue 1 games following his 2016 move from Corinthians.

He is Barca’s second Brazilian summer signing – after £35.5m Gremio midfielder Arthur, 21.

Having not played in the Champions League before, his move to Barca could avail him the opportunity.

 

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