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Liverpool will offer goal machine Mo Salah a new contract when his current £ 200,000-a-week contract expires in the summer of 2023, according to a report.
The Egyptian is experiencing another sensational season at Anfield. An instinctive header from close range and a ‘worldie’ from outside the box helped Liverpool crush Crystal Palace 7-0 at the weekend.
That double took him to the top of the Premier League scorers table with 13 goals. That’s two ahead of Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Jamie Vardy and Heung-Min Son.
Salah has scored in nine of his last 12 games for Liverpool. And, away from home, there are nine in their last nine games in all competitions.
With figures like this, the European elite remains on alert.
And rumors started to fly over the weekend when he gave a rare sit-down interview with Spanish outlet AS.
Salah stated that he was “Very disappointed” for not giving him the captaincy by Jurgen Klopp in the absence of Jordan Henderson and James Milner when the Reds played FC Midtjylland.
The 28-year-old was passed over in favor of Trent Alexander-Arnold for the Champions League clash in Denmark.
“I was hoping to be the captain, but it’s a coach’s decision. I accept it, ”Salah said.
Since he was talking to a Spanish newspaper, they also asked him the inevitable Real Madrid / Barcelona question.
Salah gave an expected answer. “I think Madrid and Barcelona are two great clubs, who knows what will happen in the future?”
But, to reassure Liverpool fans, he added: “Right now I’m focused on winning the Premier League and winning the Champions League with Liverpool again. “
Asked about later, he replied: “That’s a difficult question, but right now I can say that everything is in the hands of the club. Of course I want to break records here and, I repeat, all the club records, but everything is in the hands of the club ”.
objective They have now revealed that their sources are convinced Liverpool will offer Salah an improved contract.
And why wouldn’t they …
Salah’s fitness record adds to the appeal
Not only is Salah scoring goals again at an incredible rate, he has one of the best physical fitness records at Anfield.
While Liverpool have had a number of injuries this season, Salah has moved on.
Looking at these three full seasons in Liverpool, he has played in 36, 38 and 34 of Liverpool’s Premier League games.
This term appears in 13 of 14.
While other top-class forwards like Harry Kane have endured long absences, Klopp has been able to turn to Salah time and time again.
And of course, when he’s on the pitch, he scores goals.
It’s no wonder Liverpool don’t hesitate to give the striker a new and improved deal.
Given his thirst for silverware, it also seems that Liverpool It is the place to be right now.
They are significantly shorter in stakes for Champions League glory than Real Madrid and Barcelona. The Reds are 6/1, with Real 16 and Barça 20.
And the Merseysiders also have a chance to win on 10/11 to win the Premier league for the second consecutive season.
Having won the Champions League in 2019 and the Premier League in 2020, Salah added in his interview with AS: “We will fight for both this year.”