Confirmed: Arsenal almost done with talks to complete 2nd January signing

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Arsenal are becoming increasingly confident of signing Brazilian youngster Malcom, recent reports suggests.

Reports emerged last week that Arsenal had opened talks with Bordeaux over the midfielder and it seems things are progressing very well.

Malcom is reportedly one of  Wenger’s targets to replace Alexis Sanchez who could leave for Manchester City this summer.

The winger revealed via his instagram account that he is already learning English language, sparking reports that a move to Arsenal is close.

Whether this is true remains to be seen but the fact that he is learning English hint at the possibility of a future move.

Malcolm is in fine form for Bordeaux, scoring seven goals in 20 appearances this term. It was the same number of goals he scored last season, which is a sign of improvement.

Alexis Sanchez is apparently pushing for a move away from the club and Arsenal have grown tired with his antics. The club is now prepared to sanction a £35m sale to Manchester City but we must first find a replacement. Of all the players being touted as the Chilean’s replacement, Malcom appears to be the most attainable target.