Paper Talk: Porto to cash in on Everton, West Ham target

Date published: Monday 2nd April 2018 9:30

Liverpool would prefer to sell Mo Salah to Barcelona over Real Madrid, while an Everton and West Ham target could be up grabs this summer, according to Monday’s papers.

 

LIVERPOOL FAVOUR BARCA MOVE FOR SALAH

Liverpool would reportedly rather sell Mohamed Salah to Barcelona instead of Real Madrid this summer.

The Egyptian star has turned the heads of both La Liga giants after scoring a remarkable 37 goals in all competitions for Jurgen Klopp’s men this season.

Real appear to be leading the chase for the 25-year-old, with reports in Spain claiming that the former Roma man favours a switch to the Bernabeu.

However, Diario Gol claims that Liverpool would much sooner sell Salah to Barca, given their interest in Nou Camp attacker Ousmane Dembele.

The report goes on to state that should the Reds lose their star man then they are confident that Dembele will move to Anfield as part of a player, plus cash swap deal.

Klopp is said to be a big admirer of the France star, whose potential arrival would soften the blow slightly of losing Salah, if indeed Liverpool are forced to part company with the attacker who is being strongly tipped to be crowned Player of the Year.

 

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Jose Mourinho won’t last long at Manchester United if he continues to criticise his players, according to former United boss Tommy Docherty (Daily Express)

Porto are preparing to cash in on Mali international Moussa Marega who has been scouted by Everton, Swansea and West Ham (Daily Mirror)

Pep Guardiola has admitted Sergio Aguero is unlikely to be fit to start Manchester City’s Champions League showdown with Liverpool (The Sun)

West Brom’s top bosses have promised a drastic overhaul of the club this summer (The Sun)

Loris Karius has revealed he has no regrets at leaving Manchester City in 2011 ahead of Liverpool’s Champions League showdown (The Sun)

Dusan Tadic admits he feels ‘ashamed’ after Southampton’s heavy defeat at relegation rivals West Ham (Daily Mail)

Mauricio Pochettino insists Tottenham need to win at more places like Stamford Bridge in order to ‘develop a winning mentality’ going forward (Daily Mail)

Arsene Wenger hopes progressing in the Europa League will win back unsettled Arsenal supporters (Daily Mail)

Stoke boss Paul Lambert wants VAR in the Premier League after a controversial penalty was awarded against his side for the opening goal in a 3-0 defeat at Arsenal (Daily Mail)

David Moyes has suggested that he is yet to make a decision on whether West Ham will attempt to complete the permanent transfer of Joao Mario this summer (The Times)

Antonio Conte does not fear for his Stamford Bridge future, insisting he is ‘giving everything this season’, and so are his Chelsea players (Daily Telegraph)

Sunderland are interested in 24-year-old Reading goalkeeper Jonathan Bond, who is out of contract at the end of the season (Newcastle Chronicle)

Crystal Palace goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey wants to stay at Selhurst Park. The 31-year-old’s contract expires in the summer (Croydon Advertiser)

Celtic defender Kristoffer Ajer is wanted by German giants Borussia Dortmund (Daily Record)

Celtic are ready to open official talks with Scott Bain over a full-time deal (Daily Record)

 

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