However, Malcom's agent has now confirmed that his client has his heart set on a move to Serie A side Roma.
Negotiations, however, may prove to be arduous, with Bordeaux determined to get the best deal possible for their gem.
The 21-year-old impressed early last season with five goals and four assists, but failed to play a part in further goals from mid-December onwards.
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Everton are relying on Roma and Bordeaux not reaching an agreement, if they are to bring the highly rated attacker in.
However, Roma have not yet managed to match Everton's offer, and discussions are still ongoing with Bordeaux over meeting a compromise.
Anyway, Malcom rose to prominence in Brazil with Corinthians, eventually sealing a switch to Ligue 1 in 2015. His agent Fernando Garcia told Italian radio station Tele Radio Stereo.
Everton manager Marco Silva has reportedly decided to make another move for Watford attacker Richarlison this summer.
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