Liverpool and Egypt star player Mohamed Salah have reaffirmed that he will want to remain with the Merseyside amid interest from many European clubs. The 29-year-old is due to become a free agent in less than two years’ time, and talks over an extension of his contract have been on, and he has given Liverpool a positive response as he affirms his interest to remain with the Reds.
Mohamed Salah Wants Liverpool Stay Despite Interest from Top Clubs
Both Real Madrid and Barcelona have indicated an interest in the former AS Roma and Chelsea player, with Didier Drogba also pushing the player to make a return to Chelsea as well. The Egyptian international is keen to stay with Jurgen Klopp’s side if an agreement over fresh terms can be reached. Speaking about it after their narrow win over Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday, Salah said: “I said it several times, if the decision is up to me, I want to stay in Liverpool.”
The African who made it known that he wants to win the Ballon d’Or also said: “But the decision is in the hands of the management, and they have to solve this issue. There is no problem, but we have to reach an agreement on the contract. It’s up to them.” Mohamed Salah said the financial value of a player shows how much the club appreciates the player, and also players that the club is ready to do anything for you to stay is a big deal for him.
He also said the decision does not solely rely just on financial matters only as they are things like the ambition of the team and the coach and what he wants to do with the team and the players he wants as well. These are all important points when making the decision he concluded. Salah provided the assist for Divock Origi in their 1-0 win at Molineux, which took him up to 29 goal contributions from 20 games this season. He has scored 13 goals and ten assists in 15 top-flight games.