Real Madrid plot shock bid for Liverpool striker Mo Salah

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Spanish giants Real Madrid are considering making an attempt to sign Liverpool striker Mo Salah this summer in a £175 million deal, according to reports. 

Salah has enjoyed another productive season with the Reds, capped by scoring in their 2-0 Champions League title win over Tottenham Hotspur last weekend.

After scoring more than 50 goals in the past two seasons, Salah is coveted by top teams in Europe and it is no surprise that Madrid are interests.

Los Blancos boss Zinedine Zidane is planning a major squad overhaul this summer after a mediocre 2018/19 season by their standards. Reports from AS in Spain suggest that Salah is on the radar.

This speculation has been fuelled when Salah gave a non-committal answer over his future after the Champions League final, saying that now was not the time to talk about it.

Madrid tried to sign Salah last season but were rebuffed. If they come in with a bid it would have to take something like £175 million – which would be the second biggest transfer fee in history – to tempt Liverpool.

However, even that might not be enough. The Reds are under no pressure to sell, and boss Jurgen Klopp would likely not countenance selling his talisman – unless Salah explicitly wanted to leave.

Other clubs, such as Bayern Munich and Manchester United May also be interested, but will face the same challenges as Madrid to do any deal.