Mohamed Salah for sale!? Liverpool star’s agent rubbishes summer exit talk
- Egyptian signed new contract last summer
- Deal intended to keep him at Anfield until 2025
- Reds in danger of missing out on top-four finish
WHAT HAPPENED? The Reds have endured a testing 2022-23 campaign and find themselves playing catch-up in a Premier League top-four race that may leave them without Champions League qualification. Reports in Spain have claimed that a lack of elite European football next season could see Liverpool open themselves up to offers for their Egyptian superstar this summer.
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WHAT THEY SAID: Abbas has, however, responded to those claims by posting on Twitter: “Nonsense. This was never discussed or thought about. Not qualifying to the Champions League hasn’t even crossed our minds.”
THE BIGGER PICTURE: Abbas worked with Liverpool when they handed Salah the most lucrative contract in the club’s history during the summer of 2022, with those terms set to keep the prolific 30-year-old at Anfield through to 2025.
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WHAT NEXT? Salah has registered 19 goals for Liverpool this season, taking him to 175 for the club through 289 appearances, and has offered no indication that he is considering a move elsewhere after helping the Reds to Premier League, Champions League, UEFA Super Cup, FIFA Club World Cup, FA Cup and Carabao Cup glory during his time on Merseyside.