Malcom, signed; the player is on his way Barcelona

24 July, 2018, 23:10 | Author: Marlene Myers
  • Malcom posa con el escudo blaugrana

Roma fans gathered at the airport on Monday night, as they expected to welcome the 21-year-old, but his flight was cancelled by the Ligue 1 club at the last moment.

Barcelona have agreed a deal to sign Malcom from Bordeaux for an initial €41m euros (£36.5m), just a day after Roma announced they had a deal of their own.

Fernando Garcia, Malcom's agent, met with the Catalan club to thrash out the final details as the contracts were quickly drawn up ahead of Tuesday's announcement.

The Brazilian player will undergo a medical on Wednesday morning before joining the 2018 FC Barcelona US Tour sponsored by Rakuten.

Roma have rekindled their interest in Chelsea linked winger Leon Bailey after losing out on Malcom to Barcelona this summer.

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However, Sky in Italy are reporting that Barcelona have now entered the race the sign the highly-rated forward, who scored 12 goals in 38 appearances last season.

"The player will sign with the Club for the next five seasons, until the end of the 2022/23 season".

"Aside from his speed, he also has great technical ability and links up well with his team-mates, one of the main aspects of Barca's football".

The highly-rated youngster is the third addition to have been made to the Camp Nou ranks this summer, with Barca having already completed deals for Arthur and Clement Lenglet.

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