Top five transfer rumours: Liverpool closing in on £7m Salah, West Ham want Lambert, Man City want £42m defender

Salah could be heading to Anfield. Photo: PA

It's open! The transfer window is here and the rumour mill is now in overdrive - here's some of the juiciest rumours.

Liverpool are in advanced talks to sign FC Basel winger Mohamed Salah for around £7m and the deal could be done this week with the player signing a five-year deal (Liverpool Echo)

  • Salah has scored a couple of goals against Chelsea including this brilliant finish.

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has also agreed a first-option deal with Derby to sign midfielder Will Hughes (Mirror)

Manchester City, Chelsea and Barcelona have been told they must pay £42m if they want to sign Villarreal centre-back Mateo Musacchio (Metro)

West Ham are ready to spend up to £8m on Southampton's 31-year-old striker Rickie Lambert (Mirror)

Newcastle's on loan striker Loic Remy has said that he must be playing Champions League football next season, hinting he may not return to St James' Park next season (Express)

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Champions League or I leave! Newcastle striker Loic Remy has dropped a huge transfer bombshell on the club: http://t.co/f0eys6yEpd #NUFC