Transfer News: Real Madrid to sign Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah 

Mohamed Salah 
Mohamed Salah 

Real Madrid want to sign Mohamed Salah from Liverpool and are convinced the Anfield side will sell the Egypt winger for 100m euros or in a player-plus-cash deal involving Wales forward Gareth Bale. (Calciomercato via Teamtalk)

Former Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says he is “most likely done as a coach” but could be persuaded to manage a big English club. (Der Telegraph – in Dutch)

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte believes it is important Manchester City are prevented from signing Southampton and Netherlands defender Virgil van Dijk. (Evening Standard)

Meanwhile, Liverpool will not make a move for Van Dijk unless Saints lower their £70m valuation of the 26-year-old. (Irish Independent)

The future of manager Rafael Benitez is key to a potential takeover of Newcastle United going through. The club’s prospective new owners will pull out of buying the club if he is sacked. (Evening Chronicle)

Manchester United are set to make a £60m bid for Juventus and Brazil full-back Alex Sandro, 26, in January. (Daily Mirror)

Manchester United could make a £30m January move for Bordeaux winger Malcom. The Brazilian is also on Arsenal’s radar. (International Business Times)

Chelsea are considering a bid for Crystal Palace’s 25-year-old Ivory Coast forward Wilfried Zaha in January. (Daily Mirror)

Former Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel his not interested in a potential move to Everton in January. (Four Four Two)

Barcelona’s president met Antoine Griezmann’s family in the latest development towards sealing a summer transfer deal for Atletico Madrid’s25-year-old France forward. (Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish)

Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez, 28, has turned down a £400,000-a-week offer from a Chinese club because the Chile international is determined to join Manchester City. (Sun)

Manchester United can sign Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil, 29, for an £8m signing-on fee if the Germany international leaves the Gunners on a free transfer at the end of the season. (Star)

Everton sent scouts to watch Charlton’s 20-year-old England Under-20 defender Ezri Konsa on Saturday. (Liverpool Echo)

Bayern Munich have agreed a 15m euro (£13.2m) deal to sign Hoffenheim’s 30-year-old Germany striker Sandro Wagner in January. (Bild – in German)

Stoke’s owners are concerned by the club’s recent poor form but they still believe manager Mark Hughes should remain in charge. (Stoke Sentinel)

Swansea midfielder and assistant coach Leon Britton, 35, will take over as boss if Paul Clement is sacked. (Sun)

Real Madrid’s 32-year-old Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo wants a wage increase that will make him the world’s highest paid player. (Marca – in Spanish)

Former Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger, 33, has offers from Bundesliga clubs with the ex-Germany captain’s contract at MLS club Chicago Fire set to expire. (Die Welt – in German)