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January, Malcom left out of Barcelona squad
La Liga club, Barcelona reportedly took a stance related to Malcom's future. The Catalunya team reportedly will release the player to the transfer market in January. Last summer, Barcelona was involved in the drama in the transfer market. They cornered Malcom who almost moved to AS Roma to come to Camp Nou. But Malcom's career in Catalunya was not as beautiful as imagined. He lacked the chance to play in Barcelona so he began to get frustrated with his situation at the Camp Nou. Reported by Sport, the Barcelona coach team is aware of the player's complaints. As a result they decided to release the player to another club in January. Read the full Malcom transfer situation below. Only loaned According to the report, Barcelona is planning to release Malcom in January, but on loan. They understand Malcom requires minutes to play to improve its development. But the tight competition in their attack line made them decide to release the player. But they feel Malcom has great potential and can become their important player in the future. For that the player is only released on loan player status. Move abroad? According to the report, there were already several clubs lining up for Malcom's signature. Both of them are English clubs Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur. Both teams have reportedly targeted Malcom since he was still in Bordeaux. For that they will not waste the opportunity to bring it in January. But the two teams from North London reportedly did not want to just borrow the player for only half a season. For that they reportedly sought a permanent purchase clause in the loan proposal. Minimal playing hours Malcom recorded just playing for 25 minutes in the Barcelona first team this season, where he received 25 minutes from 2 times as a substitute.