Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp confirms talks over a new deal for Mohamed Salah, with the Reds needing to put together the BIGGEST financial package in their history to keep the Egyptian talisman at Anfield with just two years left on his current contract
- Liverpool’s talisman Mo Salah has entered the final two years of his current deal
- They will need to put together their biggest ever financial package to keep him
- Jurgen Klopp has confirmed that talks are ongoing between the club and Salah
Jurgen Klopp has confirmed that Liverpool are working towards a new deal for Mohamed Salah to keep their Egyptian talisman at Anfield for many years to come.
Salah last agreed a new contract with Liverpool in 2018, a year after joining from Serie A giants Roma.
Liverpool had initially doubled his wages to more than £100,000 a week — but those terms were drastically improved after he scored a stunning 44 goals in his debut campaign.
Liverpool are in talks with Mohamed Salah as they look to extend his contract at the club
The forward is one of the club’s highest earners but Liverpool will need to put together the biggest financial package in their history for one of the world’s best goalscorers, whose contract has entered its final two years.
Klopp said: ‘I am involved in pretty much everything in the club.
‘Maybe some talks happen without me, that’s possible, but apart from that I know about all the things and that’s how it always is — we don’t really speak about these kinds of things.
‘I know we changed that a little bit with Hendo (Jordan Henderson) but that doesn’t mean we will talk from now on and tell you about each little step we make in any negotiations.
‘Mo is obviously in a really, really good moment football-wise, mood-wise.
Klopp is involved with talks on Salah who has just two years left on his current contract
Salah is just four goals away from registering a century of goals in the Premier League
‘How he behaves from the first day he came back has been absolutely great.
‘So we’re all adults, we’re all professionals. There are talks and there are more talks and when there is a final decision, we will tell you. Until then, it is only important how the parties work together in these things.’
Salah’s numbers since he has been at Anfield have been remarkable.
After hitting the the third in last week’s 3-0 win at Norwich, the 29-year-old only needs four goals more to register a century in the Premier League.
If he achieves that in the next two fixtures against Burnley and Chelsea, he will equal Roger Hunt’s record of hitting the landmark in 148 appearances.
‘With two years left you can imagine there are talks and that is it,’ Klopp added. ‘He is hungry for goals — there is no doubt about that.’
Salah has won the Champions League (above) and Premier League during his time at the club