Until yesterday afternoon it was widely believed that Liverpool were on the verge of signing FC Basel’s Mohamed Salah – it was even claimed the Egyptian prodigy had been spotted house-hunting on Merseyside and was even spotted in a local Tescos.

But the January window is all about chain reactions, and Manchester United’s acquisition of Juan Mata suddenly escalated Chelsea’s transfer interest in the Reds target. It now appears the Anfield side will lose out on the African ace.

But with just a week left to go of the winter window and sourcing a new winger clearly very high on Brendan Rodgers’ transfer agenda, he’s SIX Salah alternatives for the Liverpool boss to ponder.

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