Salah deal 'influenced by Mata move'

January 24, 2014
By Miguel Delaney

Jose Mourinho says Chelsea only made a move for Basel winger Mohamed Salah after it was decided to sell Juan Mata to Manchester United.

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The Blues confirmed on Thursday that an agreement had been reached with the Swiss champions to bring Salah, 21, to Stamford Bridge.

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