Arsenal are reportedly interested in Brazilian wonder kid Malcom Silver and could fast forward their pursuit of the striker after Turkish side Fenerbahce opened talks with the Brazilian. The 18 years old is considered one of the brightest talents to emerge from his native Brazil in a number of years and has been compared to Barcelona super star Neymar due to his eye for goal.
Despite only being 18 years of age, the speedy forward is already an integral part of the Corinthians set up since 2014 and has scored 10 times in 67 appearances. Arsenal boss, Arsene Wenger is one of the best managers in the world in terms to grooming young talents, he has a philosophy of giving the youths a chance to progress in their career ; so Malcom would rise up quickly in the ranks if he is as good as he is being reported to be.
Late December of 2014, Chelsea’s Jose Mourinho was reportedly plotting a £20 Million bid to bring Malcom Silver to Stamford Bridge but somehow the deal didn’t occur. The youngster in contracted to Corinthians till the summer of 2019.
Arsenal would have to make a swift move to beat Fenerbahce to his service as other clubs may also be showing interest come January transfer window; and his value would sky rocket. Malcom can play as a main striker and on either side of the wings. His pace would be an asset if he is to thrive in the Premier league
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