Everton are reportedly in advanced talks to sign Malcom from Bordeaux, although sadly he’s a winger which makes most jokes redundant. Except the headline.
Malcolm has a one in four goal ratio for Bordeaux in the French league, and has represented Brazil at Under 20 and Under 23 level.
New Everton management team Marcel Brands and Marco Silva are believed to want to add the Brazilians’ pace and guile to the front line after noticing what Evertonians spent all last season complaining about – our serious lack of pace. Or guile.
Here’s the obligatory youtube clip.