Liverpool superstar Mohamed Salah could leave Anfield as early as 2021, with representatives for the striker looking for options to move on after what will be four years with the Reds.
Salah has been a revelation at Liverpool since his 2017 transfer from Roma, taking the Premier League by storm after a disappointing spell at Chelsea earlier in his career, but his future at the club becomes increasingly uncertain as his advisers are considering a transfer.
The Egyptian national hero has scored 110 goals for Liverpool and counted in just 173 appearances, and so far this season he has 13 goals in 13 Premier League games – putting him on track to reach the 30 goal mark for the first time since his sensational debut. campaign.
But Salah still believes that there is another step in his career if he is to realize his personal ambition to be recognized as the greatest African player of all time.
The 28-year-old himself fueled speculation about his future when he gave a recent interview in Spain and refused to rule out the possibility of joining Real Madrid or Barcelona at some point.
90 mins has been told by a source close to the situation that Salah is not actively seeking to leave Liverpool and that he is not unhappy at Anfield either. However, it is admitted that he is not as close to manager Jurgen Klopp as some of the other players on the squad.
As for Salah’s representatives, there is potentially an opportunity to secure a transfer next summer. As his aforementioned interview in Spain indicates, his preference in the event of leaving Liverpool would be to join Real Madrid or Barcelona.
The luck could be there, especially if Barca lose Lionel Messi as a free agent when his contract expires in June and seek a new attacking talisman. But it is still his representatives, rather than Salah himself, who weigh the possible options for now.
Barca have their eye on Salah as a possible replacement for Messi. Los Blancos are also interested, but Kylian Mbappe would be their transfer priority in 2021. If they ditch Eden Hazard and pass him on, however, there could be some extra room to pursue Salah as well.
Liverpool are considering offering Salah an extension of his existing contract which runs until summer 2023, but neither side is desperate for those talks to begin.
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