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Real Madrid even tried to snatch Philippe Coutinho from Barcelona in the dying minutes of the transfer. They offered the Reds £177m for the Brazilian. But Coutinho had his mind set for Barcelona.
Read more about it here: Real Madrid made £177 million bid for Barcelona superstar
And now, Madrid want to respond to Barcelona’s mega transfer this month. They have lined up Mohamed Salah as the ideal candidate.
The transfer of Coutinho was the 3rd most expensive signing in the history and Madrid feel they must respond to this.
The La Liga giants are going to try and tempt Salah away just like Barcelona did with Coutinho.
It is not going to be easy for the La Liga champions as Liverpool will everything possible to hang on to their star player after losing Coutinho.
It is claimed that Salah is considered a Galactico signing ‘worthy of wearing the Madrid shirt’ and could begin readdressing the balance of power in La Liga.