Liverpool FC have announced that Mohamed Salah has signed a new long-term at the club. This has ended recent speculation surrounding his future.
The future of Egypt forward was in doubt. His contract was set to expire in current June. However, earlier reports suggested Liverpool were not prepared to meet his high wage demands.
LIVERPOOL FC AND MOHAMED SALAH DISPUTE OVER A NEW CONTRACT COMES TO AN END
However, the two parties have come to an agreement. Salah has agreed fresh terms at Anfield. The new contract will now run until June 2025. According to reports, the new deal will make Mohamed Salah the highest-paid player in Liverpool history. The forward is now rumored to earn in excess of £350,000 a week. However, his importance in the squad in recent years makes him worth the money.
The 30-year-old was again in impressive form for the Reds during the 2021-22 season. He scored 31 goals and provided 16 assists in 51 appearances in all competitions. The fans are also very happy that Salah’s contract was sorted out. Mohamed Salah was linked to a number of Liverpool’s direct rivals.
THE MANAGER AND PLAYER ARE ALL HAPPY WITH THE CONTRACT EXTENSION
“I feel great and [I am] excited to win trophies with the club. It’s a happy day for everyone,” the attacker told the club’s official website. “It takes a little bit of time, I think, to renew, but now everything is done so we just need to focus on what’s next. He also said that Liverpool with the new signings of Fabio Carvalho and Darwin Nunez will compete for every trophy. The forward also said that the players have to keep working hard, have a good vision and be positive.
Meanwhile, Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp added. “This is a special treat for our supporters to enjoy their weekend even more. I’m sure there will be some celebrations for this news tonight.”Really pleased – really, really pleased. It’s the best decision for us and the best decision for him. He belongs with us I think. This is his club now. He also credited Julian Ward and Mike Gordon for helping through the process.
The forward has netted 156 goals and registered 63 assists in 254 appearances for the English giants. He has won the Premier League, FA Cup, EFL Cup, Champions League, UEFA Super Cup, and Club World Cup during his time at Anfield.
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