Liverpool are set to beat Tottenham to the signing of Basel winger Mohamed Salah. The Daily Star says Salah - dubbed by some the Egyptian Messi - helped Basel see off Chelsea in the Champions League last month and has admitted he wants a big move to England.

While Spurs have also been keeping a close eye on the £20m-rated Egyptian star, who is fast becoming one of the hottest properties in Europe.

And according to new reports Liverpool are now close to agreeing a £7m deal for Salah.

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