Tottenham are preparing a bid for FC Basle winger Mohamed Salah.

The White Hart Lane club's sporting director Franco Baldini was in Basel on Tuesday to run the rule over the Swiss side's £20million-rated Egyptian, says the Mirror.

Salah - also linked with Liverpool this month - added the late match-winner to his goal at Stamford Bridge in September, when his blistering pace embarrassed England centurion Ashley Cole.

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