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Tottenham Hotspur are considering a bid for Barcelona winger Malcom, according to Sport.
And the Spanish outlet claims that Barca are willing to cash in on the Brazilian, as they look to receive €45m (£40.6m).
Spurs are said to have sounded out the Liga giants over the possibility of a deal, while Everton and Arsenal are also reported to be interested.
The Toffees, Sport claims, have already made a bid worth well below his asking price, while the Gunners are now lining up a move for Lille’s Nicolas Pepe, with the newspaper claiming that deal could see them cool their interest in the Barca star.
Spurs don’t need another winger.
The club have a number of fluid attacking players, such as Heung-min Son, Dele Alli, Erik Lamela, Lucas Moura and Christian Eriksen, with every single player a multifunctional talent.
What Spurs need is depth in defence.
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Bringing in Malcom would be an interesting signing, but it does not do anything to address the squad’s current glaring deficiencies.