Top 10: Shock transfer hijackings (1)

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Basel winger Mohamed Salah was set to join Liverpool in the current transfer window, but reports in this morning's papers suggest that Chelsea are poised to convince the Egypt international to join the west London outfit instead.

This is what is known as a transfer hijacking - and there have been plenty of previous examples over the years.

Transfer hijackings are by no means a recent phenomena - one of the top 10 in our list took place 61 years ago. However, they never fail to cause a stir.

Have a flick through our top 10, and don't forget to list your own examples in the comments' section below.

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