Barcelona Sign Malcom From Bordeaux After AS Roma Drama

Bordeax winger Malcom was due to join Roma on Tuesday but Barcelona's intervention derailed that deal.

John Solano reports that the Brazilian is closing in on a €41 million move, a deal that may see Willian stay at Chelsea beyond the summer transfer window.

Roma posted in a statement on their official social media channels: "AS Roma confirms that it has reached an agreement with Bordeaux for the transfer of the player Malcom". Chelsea are thought to want £70m for their Brazilian winger but could use him as a powerful bargaining tool for a possible switch for Manchester United's Anthony Martial.

Malcom will arrive in Barcelona on Tuesday and will have the traditional photo taken by the Club badge outside the Club offices at 7.30pm CEST. I informed our president (when things changed) and he asked me to push forward and make a new offer that was better than Barca. However, Spanish champions Barcelona swooped in with a better offer before he had boarded a plane for Italy.

Roma to sign Brazilian winger Malcom from Bordeaux
Roma agree deal to sign Brazilian winger Malcom from Bordeaux

"President Pallotta made the decision to make the best offer possible, but when the negotiation became an auction we chose to withdraw from it".

"I am very sorry for what has happened, but I believe that we had a complete agreement with Bordeaux - and then offered even more than that to get it done again", he said in conclusion. "We did not want to enter an auction: We could not continue like that".

Barcelona have now confirmed that they have won the race to sign the player for a fee of €42m (£37.34m) - subject to a medical - with Malcom committing his future to the Catalan giants until 2023.

Under secretary of defense defends Putin invite to DC
President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin to meet again this year in Washington, D.C. More often, however, Trump goes outside the building when seeking advice, this former staffer said.

Putin talks to focus on security issues
Trump, by contrast, has come under widespread domestic criticism about the meeting both from Democratic opponents and senior Republicans.

Trump heightens tariff threat in trade war with China
Trump said he and Chinese President Xi Jinping maintain a good relationship despite the growing dispute over trade. Currently, the Trump administration has only put tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese products.

(Copyright © 2015. All Rights Reserved.)
 
Recommended

LA police arrest suspect after shop siege
Shortly afterwards the suspect, a man in his late teens, fled in a 2015 Toyota Camry and was followed by police. Lopez said he did not know whether any shots had been fired by the police or suspect.

N.Korean media urges S.Korea to formally end Korean War
Another Pyongyang propaganda website Meari recently demanded that Seoul "do its part" towards a declaration to end the war. North Korea strongly denied the charges that made the USA blacklist the North as a terror-sponsoring state in 1988.

Russian Federation demands U.S. release 'spy', calls charges false
A tweet by the foreign ministry called on supporters to add a photo of Butina to their Twitter avatars. Russian Federation has been steadily beating the drum on Butina's behalf.

Epic Celebrates 'Fortnite's' Birthday With New Patch, Game Modes & Festive Makeover
As for Save the World itself, it's an incredibly dense and overstuffed game that you have to dig deep into to get anything out of. According to Fortnite's design lead, Eric Williamson "In 5.10 Slurp will give 75 points (2hp/s), but prioritize HP first".

Ohio State Sexual Misconduct Probe Reveals Over 100 Claims
In an interview with CNN , he said he told Strauss that his wrestlers were uncomfortable showering with the doctor. The accusers, including both athletes and patients at Student Health Services, said Dr.

Woman killed in LA Trader Joe's shooting was store manager
The woman has not officially been identified, but ABC News named her as Melyda Corado , the store manager, citing family sources. It was not clear how many people were inside the store in Silver Lake neighbourhood and whether there were any other casualties.

Multiple people dead after boat capsized on southern Missouri lake
At least 8 people were reported dead on Thursday after a duck boat capsized during a thunderstorm on a lake in Branson, Missouri. Critics argued that part of the problem is that too many agencies regulate the boats with varying safety requirements.

Opening of ancient sarcophagus in Alexandria
Waziri added that the sarcophagus is unusual for its size; it's the largest to ever be discovered in Alexandria . Before the sarcophagus was opened , some had hoped that the remains of Alexander The Great might be inside it.

Gold rises further as U.S. dollar eases
Benchmark 10-year Japanese Government Bond futures opened weaker on Monday, sending yields to six-month highs. Trump's comments against Fed rate hikes eased the greenback and helped steepen the Treasury yield curve.

Sony's new image sensor for smartphones has 48 effective megapixels
This is largely thanks to the ultra-compact pixel size of just 0.8μm, the smallest in any image sensor to date. Sony's image sensor business so far has been quite profitable racking in $5.9 billion in revenues in 2017.

FCA's CEO Marchionne replaced immediately due to serious health issues
Marchionne was credited with rescuing Fiat and Chrysler from bankruptcy after taking the Italian carmaker's wheel in 2004. Ferrari has named John Elkann as chairman and will propose to shareholders that Louis Camilleri be named as CEO.

Orioles expected to trade Manny Machado to Dodgers
Acquiring Machado should push the Dodgers above the competition in the National League West and make them a powerhouse in the NL. Machado, 26, was drafted by the Orioles with the third overall pick in 2010 and has been a starter in Baltimore since 2012.

The network is wondering why Melania Trump was "scared" by Vladimir Putin
Earlier Wednesday, Trump claimed that no USA president has been as "tough" as him on Russian Federation . Even then, Trump made only a narrow retreat on Tuesday, saying he misspoke a single word in Helsinki.

Trump finds it 'inconceivable' lawyer would tape a client
Cohen had made a practice of recording telephone conversations, unbeknownst to those with whom he was speaking. He added that a lawyer secretly recording a client was "totally unheard of and perhaps illegal".

Jupiter has a dozen new moons, including one 'oddball'
The researchers proposed naming the unique find Valetudo after the Roman god Jupiter's great-grandaughter. This twelfth moon has a wide, 1.5-Earth-year orbit around Jupiter and travels among the retrograde moons.


More News

News
More News