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Tottenham line up Ajax sensation David Neres as Malcom alternative

The Brazilian youngster has been one of the stand-out players in the Eredivisie this season (Getty)

Tottenham Hotspur are ready to make a January move to sign Ajax attacker David Neres as they look for alternatives to Bordeaux playmaker Malcom, according to reports.

Spurs were believed to be battling north London rivals Arsenal for the signature of Malcom, who has lit up Ligue 1 since leaving Corinthians, though the French side are adamant he will not be sold.

Former Tottenham player and coach Gus Poyet was unveiled as Bordeaux’s new manager on Monday, and confirmed as much in his first press conference: ‘I asked straight away if Malcom would be staying or not… Read the full story

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