Roma Stubbed In The Back As Barcelona Sign Malcom

Italian giants AS Roma will for long feel stubbed in the back after Barcelona high jacked their ultimate transfer targetMalcom.

The 21-year Brazilian winger has now joined the Spanish La Liga champions from French Ligue 1 side Bordeaux for £36.5m

"This is a boyhood dream come true. I can't wait to get started," said Malcom after completing his move.

Roma, who had reached a deal with Bordeaux on Monday are now considering legal action against Ligue 1 outfit. The deal was subject to a medical, and personal terms before it could be announced.

Malcom netted 20 times and made 13 assists in 84 Ligue 1 games for Bordeaux.

He will join Barcelona on their US tour and becomes their third signing of the summer after midfielder Arthur who joined in from Gremio for £35.5m and centre-back Clement Lenglet from Sevilla for £32m. 

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