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Arsenal have been handed a massive boost in signing January target Malcom this summer.
The highly rated midfielder has confirmed he is set to leave Bordeaux at the end of the season.
The highly-rated Brazilian forward was reportedly close to swapping France for north London in January but was told by Club president Stephane Martin that he would be staying put.
Reports emerged yesterday claiming he has told told Brazilian outlet UOL that he is already planning an exit strategy.
“Yes, there was a promise that I will be negotiating in June,” said Malcom, 20.
“I will choose the team, and Bordeaux will let me go. I already said that I would have liked to leave this winter to meet new challenges. But I must also remember that Bordeaux helped me a lot.
“I gave my word to Bordeaux that I will continue [with the club] to be able to have more time to choose my future club.
“These next three or four months will make a big difference.”
Malcom is being valued in the rejoin of £50m but the big question remains will Arsenal pay top dollar in signing him.
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