Brazilian youngster Malcolm wanted by Manchester United

Bordeaux midfielder Malcolm is reportedly the subject of interest from Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho, according to The Sun.

Malcolm, 20, who is shortlisted as a prime target by the Red Devils and the club scouts watched him in action during Bordeaux’s 1-1 draw with Marseille last weekend.

The Brazilian penned a new contract with the Ligue 1 outfit until 2021 in September after joining from Corinthians in January 2016, but the youngster has previously hinted at a move to the English Premier League.

Malcolm has scored five times and registered four assists this season, with Premier League giants such as Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur all admirers of the midfielder.

Bordeaux’s next match is a league trip away at Caen.

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