?Malcom is set to bring his Barcelona nightmare to an end
The Brazilian joined the La Liga giants for £36m last summer after pulling out of a deal at the 11th hour to join Roma, but has failed to make any real impact at Camp Nou, scoring just once in the league last season for the Catalan
Throughout the summer a whole host of clubs have been linked with the forward, yet neither of Premier League duo ?Everton or ?Arsenal were willing to match ?La Blaugrana’s valuation of the 22-year-old.
Due to interest waning, Russian outfit Zenit St Petersburg have stolen a march on their English counterparts, with ?Marca
? Entrenamiento de los jugadores disponibles en el campo Tito Vilanova. Malcom no se entrena con permiso del club para resolver su futuro
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Barca have confirmed Malcom has been given time to resolve his future, allowing him to skip training.
The move is set to come as welcome relief to Barca and Ernesto Valverde, who have been desperate to sell players having spent roughly £210m already this summer on the likes of Antoine Griezmann and Frenkie de Jong among others.
With the added cash injection, it is thought the club could step up their interest in left back Junior Firpo, while the saga surrounding ?Neymar’s potential return from Paris Saint-Germain continues to rumble on – and is expected to for the remainder of the window.
In regards to Malcom, the forward will be desperate to rekindle the kind of form he showed at