Jurgen Klopp Gives Hint About Salah's Future at Liverpool
Liverpool's manager, Jurgen Klopp, has indicated that talks are ongoing about the future of Mohamed Salah at the club. Salah has two years left on his contract and there are rumors that the Egyptian might not sign a new contract with the Reds.
Klopp, who was speaking with Sky Sports on Friday, August 20th, 2021, at a Press conference ahead of Liverpool's weekend fixture against Burnley.
The German said the club has started talking to all the people concerned as it concerns the winger extending his contract with the Merseyside club.
We don't really speak about these things. We have changed that a bit with Hendo, but it doesn't mean we will talk from now on about each little step we make in every negotiation and stuff like this. Two things, Mo is in a really good mood-wise, how he behaves from the first day when he came back, absolutely great.
So we are all adults, all professionals and when there are talks, there are talks and when there is a decision, we will tell you. Until then, it's important how the parties work together in these things. We don't have to talk about people in the background. With two years left, you can imagine that there are talks, that's it.
When he was asked about Salah, breaking the record of the club's all-time highest goal scorer, he said
Breaking records is great and the records he has broken already is absolutely insane. I didn't know last week when he scored the goal that he is now the first person in the history of the Premier League to score in the first game of five consecutive seasons.
There is a reason why nobody did it. It's really difficult. He did it and if there are any records out there, he will know about them. But I have never told him he could be the or one of the three biggest Liverpool Legends ever because that is nothing you go for.
Records, yes, but becoming a legend, people will judge you like that after your career, probably, and that is fine.
Salah became the third-fastest player to score 100 goals for Liverpool in October 2020. He is also 11th on Liverpool's all-time scorers' list with 126 goals in 204 games.