Mohamed Salah commits future to Liverpool

Heather Diaz
July 5, 2018

The Egypt worldwide has committed to a new five-year contract that will see Salah remain at the Anfield outfit until 2023.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said the fact the 26-year-old striker - who scored 44 goals in just 52 appearances last season - signed such a deal reflected his belief the club were on course for a successful era.

The midfielder enjoyed an impressive breakthrough season last term and according to claims from French news outlet Le Progres, a host of top European clubs are interested in signing him.

Earlier this year, Salah won the Premier League Golden Boot and the Football Writers' Association Footballer of the Year award and was voted Player of the Year for 2017-18 by the United Kingdom's Professional Footballers' Association, reports Efe.

Egyptian worldwide Mohamed Salah's signing of a new long-term contract is a major boost for Liverpool's ambitions of delivering trophies, said manager Jurgen Klopp on Monday. I really think the atmosphere around the club is again exceptional.

'He's a fantastic person and a fantastic coach, so it's really important that we have him back and I'm really looking forward to working together with him'.

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"It demonstrates two things very clearly also - his belief in Liverpool and our belief in him".

"We are not where we want to be, but we are on a good way".

"I'm very happy to say I have signed a new contract with the club", Salah said after signing the deal.

Salah had to come off after half an hour against the Spanish giants in Kiev after suffering a shoulder injury.

But negotiations are understood to have resumed in recent days in the hope the 24-year-old can become a Liverpool player once he has returned from the World Cup in Russian Federation.

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