Barcelona sign Malcom from Bordeaux

Barcelona sign Malcom from Bordeaux on a five year deal

Barcelona sign Malcom from Bordeaux on a five year deal

Barcelona have signed Bordeaux winger Malcom for £36.5m – a day after Roma announced they have agreed a deal to sign him.

The 21-year-old Brazilian has agreed a five-year contract with Barca.

Roma had announced on Monday they had reached a deal with Bordeaux subject to a medical and personal terms being agreed.

But he has now decided to join 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.

The deal is worth an initial 41m euros with another 1m euros (£900,000) in variables.

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

Malcom began his career in the youth of Corinthians.

He was called by coach Mano Menezes to integrate the main team of Corinthians in 2014.

He was a regular first team player during the 2015 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A championship campaign.

He had a total of 73 games and 10 goals scored during his ternure at the club.

On 31 January 2016, Bordeaux announced that Malcom signed with the club for an undisclosed fee.

With several influential displays he quickly became a fan favorite at the club.

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