Premier League transfer news: Mohamed Salah, Harry Kane, Paulo Dybala

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane targets Liverpool star striker Salah as his top summer signing

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Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah has been one of the Premier League’s best players this season
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Premier League transfer news and gossip

Salah is Real’s top target

Real Madrid’s top transfer target this summer is Liverpool’s star striker Mohamed Salah. The Egyptian has been in sensational form this season in the Premier League and Real see him as a replacement for Gareth Bale. (Team Talk via Diario Gol)

Zidane does not want Kane

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Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane is “not convinced” by Harry Kane despite the Tottenham and England striker being president Florentino Perez’s No.1 transfer target this summer. Mohamed Salah is Zidane’s preferred striking option. (Sky Sports via Diario Gol)

Paulo Dybala to sign new Juve deal

Juventus forward Paulo Dybala looks set to sign a new five-year deal worth £120,000-a-week. The Argentine is a target for Manchester United, Barcelona and Real Madrid, but his new long-term contract will see him stay in Italy. (The Sun)

Abdoulaye Doucoure: Watford to Manchester United

Manchester United’s search for new midfielders could see them enter the battle to sign Watford star Abdoulaye Doucoure. United sent scouts to watch the Frenchman in action against West Brom on Saturday. Liverpool, Tottenham and Arsenal are also interested in the 25-year-old. (Daily Mirror)

Blaise Matuidi: Juventus to Manchester United

Another midfielder linked with a move to Old Trafford is Juventus star Blaise Matuidi. The Frenchman is seen as an ideal replacement for Michael Carrick in the United midfield and bookmakers Ladbrokes are pricing him at 6/4 to make the move to Manchester. (Daily Star)

Fred: Shakhtar Donetsk to Manchester City

City boss Pep Guardiola’s biggest job this summer will be to find a “long-term successor” to midfield lynchpin Fernandinho. Ilkay Gundogan has stood in for Fernandinho, but Guardiola will “press ahead” with plans to sign Shakhtar Donetsk star Fred this summer. (Manchester Evening News)

Ryan Sessegnon: Fulham to Liverpool

It is claimed that Fulham’s teenage star Ryan Sessegnon would like to move to Liverpool, but only if his current club are not promoted to the Premier League. Sessegnon, 17, has been in sensational form in the Championship this season with 14 goals in 36 matches. (Liverpool Echo)

Premier League news and talking points

Alonso: Enrique is a great coach

Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso believes Luis Enrique is a “great coach” who would be good for any club. Enrique is favourite to replace under-pressure Chelsea boss Antonio Conte should the Italian leave Stamford Bridge this summer. Alonso said: “Luis Enrique has shown at Barcelona that he is a great coach with many qualities and I believe he would be good for any club.” (The Sun via Cope)

Cherries aim to keep manager Howe

After leading Bournemouth on a run of only one defeat in ten Premier League matches, Eddie Howe will be persuaded to stay on the south coast. Howe has been tipped to take over at Arsenal or Everton, but the Cherries are “confident” he will stay. (Daily Mirror)

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