Roma have identified Mohamed Salah’s replacement as he closes in on a summer move to Anfield.

Football Italia claims that Roma will look to replace the former Chelsea winger with Lyon star Rachid Ghezzal.

The Algerian is out of contract with the French club next month and landing Salah’s replacement on a free transfer will be seen as a great piece of business from Monchi.

The Serie A side will have money to spend with the Egyptian winger close to completing a £35 million move back to the Premier League.

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Salah has been one of Roma’s key attacking threats since he joined the club and that has not gone unnoticed by Jurgen Klopp, who is looking to add to his frontline this summer.

The winger has reportedly agreed on terms with Liverpool, it is now just down to the two clubs to iron out the finer details of the transfer before it can be completed.