Arsenal are pushing to prise Bordeaux attacker Malcom away from Ligue 1.
Arsenal have contacted the French outfit to check on his availability and are set to meet with the players representatives, according to Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano.
Arsene Wenger seems resigned to losing Alexis Sanchez and will need a replacement to appease the Emirates faithful.
Tottenham and Manchester United are also monitoring the Brazilian who has become one of the hottest prospects in European football.
The 20-year-old is also wanted by Borussia Dortmund who tabled a £35million bid last summer.