REPORTS: PSG lining up a move for Salah to replace Mbappe

As Kylian Mbappe's contract negotiations falter, French news outlet Telefoot, report that Mohamed Salah is high on PSG's list as a replacement.
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Paris Saint Germain are reportedly looking to make signing Mohamed Salah a priority to replace Kylian Mbappe, if he fails to sign a contract extension.

With just over a year remaining on his deal in Paris, doubts have been casted over his future with faltering talks as the latest deal stalled, as per Eurosport.

The Liverpool forward's future at the club is hot topic amongst the national and international newspapers.

His recent interviews with Spanish outlets AS and Marca have blown the door open to interpretation on not only his future but his relationship with Jurgen Klopp too.


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Liverpool are one of the number of European powerhouses mooted as the next suitors for the French star.

Mbappe, whose contract expires in June 2022, reportedly 'continuing to resist signing a new deal' and if they were to sell the 22-year-old summer, a sum of €100million would need to be forked up.

Telefoot, via Footmercato, reports that Mauricio Pochettino's side and Sporting Director Leonardo are lining up the Egyptian as a replacement for the former Monaco striker, after making contact with the player's representatives last month.

With two years remaining on his current deal for Salah, the question is whether he will extend at Merseyside beyond 2022 or if Liverpool will cash in on the joint-Premier League top goalscorer. 

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The French news outlet suggests that Salah is highly rated amongst the hierarchy at the Parc des Princes but also alluded to the point that despite ongoing negotiations with the World Cup winner, the nine-time Ligue 1 winners don't want to be caught off-guard.

In the Marca interview that was published last month, on his future, the 28-year-old was quizzed over a potential move to South-West Europe, he said: "Why not [play in Spain]? No one knows what's going to happen in the future, so... maybe one day, yes."

With the financial pulling power the Paris club have, it could be feasible that they pay in excess of £99million for the Liverpool star, however at this stage it is just speculation.