Tottenham are weighing up a mortgage transfer for out-of-favour Barcelona ahead Malcom as a short lived substitute for injured talisman Harry Kane.
Kane sustained an ankle harm within the latter levels of Tottenham’s defeat to Manchester United on Sunday and limped off at full time, and Spurs should wait till the swelling subsides earlier than scanning the joint.
With Son Heung-min reporting for Asian Cup responsibility this week, Mauricio Pochettino admitted that it could be a ‘large’ blow to Tottenham if their fears are confirmed and Kane can also be out for an prolonged time frame.
The Daily Star stories that Tottenham could also be pressured to dip into the mortgage market looking for short-term reinforcements, and renewing their curiosity in Barcelona outcast Malcom is one doable choice.
Spurs had been considered one of a number of English golf equipment linked with the Brazilian striker earlier than he moved to Camp Nou in a €41m switch from Bordeaux final summer time.
Malcom has endured a irritating time in Catalonia although, making only one La Liga begin up to now. Some stories have indicated that the 21-year-old was signed with out Ernesto Valverde’s say-so, and he may very well be moved on this month.
Barça had been reportedly ready to dump Malcom as a makeweight of their bid to signal Willian from Chelsea final week, however they may even think about a mortgage transfer earlier than a everlasting sale on the finish of the season.
The absences of Kane and Son – who’ve scored 22 of Tottenham’s 46 Premier League objectives between them this season – leaves Fernando Llorente as the one match striker accessible to Pochettino.
The Spaniard was made accessible for switch earlier this month amid curiosity from his former workforce Athletic Membership, however has now been taken off the market.