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Barcelona Star Ready To Exit Club, Linked With A Move To Serie A

Adnan Riaz

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Barcelona Star Ready To Exit Club, Linked With A Move To Serie A

Let's face it: not everyone makes it at Barcelona. Most footballers will dream of a move to one of Europe's biggest clubs and the opportunity to play alongside Lionel Messi, but sometimes it's not meant to be.

Barcelona are second in La Liga and will be looking to dethrone current leaders Sevilla in their match at the Camp Nou on October 20th.

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Sure, the reigning La Liga champions have plenty of firepower at their disposal, but one player is ready to exit the club after signing in the summer.

According to Calciomercato and CalcioNews24 (via Football Espana), Malcom is looking to leave the club and his agents have apparently been in contact with a move to the Serie A.

The 21-year-old Brazilian signed from Bordeaux and has only made two appearances -- both of which were as a substitute -- for his new club.

Credit: PA
Credit: PA

Barça paid around €41m (plus add-ons) for the former Corinthians player, despite the fact that he had been linked with a move to Roma in the summer.

The Italian club were not happy with their deal being hijacked by the Spanish club at the time, with Roma sporting director Monchi saying that they might even look into a "legal case" over the transfer.

"Early this morning, I spoke with Malcom's agent, Fernando Garcia, who had a meeting with Bordeaux planned at 12pm to confirm everything was in place for the player to travel to Rome in the evening," he told the club's website.

Credit: PA
Credit: PA

"After that, I was surprised to be told that the agents and Bordeaux wanted another improved offer, as Barcelona were still pushing for a deal. I told them enough, because we did not want to enter an auction.

"It is true that nothing was signed, but there are many messages with the agents and their president that are at least worth being assessed."

Should Barça sell Malcom?

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Topics: Football News, Football, Barcelona, Malcom

Adnan Riaz
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