Malcom to Tottenham: Instagram story gives Spurs fans false hope – ‘Stop getting excited!’

Malcom has been attracting interest from Tottenham and rivals Arsenal this month after a series of promising performances for Bordeaux.

The Brazilian is valued at around £45million, and Spurs are reportedly leading the race to sign the 20-year-old.

However, some their fans have got overexcited after seeing the winger on a plane in his Instagram story.

Accompanied by his girlfriend and team-mate Matheus Pereira, Malcom’s snaps generated speculation that he was on his way to the UK.

Unfortunately for , several supporters tracked down the true destination of his flight to quash the hype before it began.

Take a look through the gallery above as Tottenham fans’ hopes are raised, then immediately dashed by Malcom’s Instagram story.