Bayern Munich interested in Arsenal & Tottenham target - FCNaija

German Bundesliga By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 08/03/2018

Bayern Munich are interested in Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur target Malcom in the summer according to coach Jupp Heynckes.

The 21-year-old Bordeaux winger is been monitor by the Bavarian with the hope of replacing Frank Ribery and Arjen Robben who coming close to end of their career with Bundesliga Champions.

The Brazilian performance in Ligue 1 caught the attention of Premier League duo of Arsenal and Tottenham in the January window but opted to stay in France for the remainder of the season.

Bayern Munich reportedly aims to recruit the €60 million-rated footballers in the summer and head coach Heynckes has now confirmed those plans.

"He (Malcom) is one of the targets of the recruitment department led by [Sporting director] Hasan Salihamidzic,” the experienced tactician told Sport Bild.

"like many other players as well has very clear ideas and is driving forward the plans for next season. 

"He knows exactly who is in our sights and which players he would like to have. He has high-quality players in mind."

The same source claims that Bayern Munich have already reached an agreement with Bordeaux, who will probably be forced to sell in the summer.

Malcom has been in excellent form this season, producing 8 goals and 6 assists in 25 Ligue 1 appearances.