Mo Salah says he wants to STAY at Liverpool ‘as long as he can’ just a month after revealing he was open to joining Barcelona or Real Madrid… but Egyptian admits he does ‘not know’ where his future lies because it ‘is in the hands of the club’
- Mo Salah admitted he was open to joining Real Madrid or Barcelona last month
- The Liverpool star now says he wants to stay at the club for as long as he can
- Salah has again refused to rule out a move, saying his future is up to the club
- He says he wants to give ‘100 per cent’ and has set his sights on more trophies
- Jurgen Klopp previously questioned why Salah would want to leave Liverpool
Mo Salah has insisted he wants to stay at Liverpool after flirting with Real Madrid and Barcelona – but claims his future will be decided by the club.
The Egyptian stunned supporters last month when he admitted he was open to the idea of a continuing his career in Spain with one of LaLiga’s biggest clubs.
And despite Jurgen Klopp playing down the prospect of Liverpool losing Salah, the former Roma star has again suggested that a move may not be out of the question.
Mo Salah tussles with Bruno Fernandes during Liverpool’s 0-0 draw with Manchester United
The Egyptian, pictured celebrating against Everton last year, says he wants to stay at Liverpool
Asked where his future lies by Norwegian channel TV2, Salah said: ‘I do not know.
‘If you ask, I say I want to stay here as long as I can, but as I have said before, it is in the hands of the club.
‘I will always give 100 per cent to the last minute I am in this club and I want to win as many trophies as I can.
‘And I want to give 100 per cent to the people, who show me love all the time.’
Salah’s latest comments come just a month after he sent shockwaves around Anfield after giving an interview to Spanish publication AS.
Jurgen Klopp believes there is no reason for Salah to ever want to leave Liverpool for Spain
Salah tries to get away from Manchester United forward Anthony Martial at Anfield on Sunday
Asked about a move to Real Madrid or Barcelona, the 28-year-old said: ‘I think Madrid and Barcelona are two top clubs.
‘Who knows what will happen in the future, but right now I am focused on winning the Premier League and the Champions League with Liverpool again.’
When pressed on his future, Salah insisted everything was in Liverpool’s hands, adding: ‘That’s a tough 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.’
The former Roma star wants more trophies with Liverpool after winning the Premier League
At the time, Klopp insisted he was not concerned about losing Salah and claimed there was no reason for him to go in search of a fresh challenge.
‘We could all look for something else if we want,’ Klopp said.
‘But I think the only reason to leave Liverpool at the moment is the weather. What other reason could be there?
‘This is one of the biggest clubs in the world, we pay good money. Maybe not the most in the world, but we pay good and we have a sensational stadium with outstanding supporters and we have a fan base all around the world.’
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