"What is clear at the moment is that Malcom is probably going to be on the move sometime in the next six months. Normally he would stay at the club until the end of the season but we'll see".
Sources close to Sanchez insist City are still overwhelming favourites to win the race for the Chilean.
'You conclude that. You could say at the moment... it's not that I don't want to inform you, it's that I don't want to give you wrong information.
"The move will be expected around the summer time although further poor form could change this as the manager could lose his job. Their priority this month is to strengthen their defensive midfield".
"Sam has made that statement but Theo Walcott is here".
Malcom has attracted a host of Premier League clubs, including Manchester United, due to his ferocious style of play.
Tottenham have ended their pursuit of the 20-year-old sensation Malcom, allowing Arsenal to home in, according to a report. €50M should be enough to do the trick, with the English Premier League being the main destination.
The Frenchman apparently has no interest in moving to England and wants to remain with the Liga giants, despite frequent links with Tottenham striker Harry Kane.