Barca back for Willian? Malcom swap rumored for Chelsea

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Malcom, 21, ticks all the boxes for what Sarri needs in a winger and has more potential than 30-year-old Willian.

Chelsea has rejected a bid of €45 million bid plus Malcom from Barcelona for one of their superstars this winter, according to reports.

"No, because I have the option with Hazard in this position", said Sarri earlier this month when asked about signing a centre forward.

The Spanish giants were hopeful that Malcom would settle in at the club but have now run out of patience with the player. However, considering the current circumstances, it would have been wise if Chelsea had considered the offer.

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Both clubs were involved in a discussion regarding the Brazil international's move to Camp Nou last summer.

Willian and Pedro may not be long-term solutions to the wide roles under Sarri, which is why Chelsea need to consider alternatives in the transfer market.

Barca have reportedly made a renewed approach, with Malcom thrown into the deal, which Chelsea are also thought to have refused.

But, Chelsea have swiftly rejected Barcelona's offer for a couple of reasons.

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When asked if he would be happy for Willian to leave, Sarri told reporters: "Of course not, because as you know a winger for us is very important".

On the other hand, Malcom is still young and has huge expectations surrounding him.

However, the Brazilian's future continues to be shrouded in uncertainty, with Barcelona renewing their interest in the Chelsea superstar.

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