Barcelona are still eyeing up a potential move for Mohamed Salah this summer, with a fresh report from Spain describing Liverpool as still a ‘selling club’.
The Lowdown: Salah yet to sign new deal
While the Reds are about to encounter a massive few months on the pitch, Salah’s future continues to be a major talking point off it.
The 29-year-old has been linked with a move to Barca in recent weeks, with a new Liverpool deal yet to be signed amid issues surrounding wage demands.
It is a saga that could rumble on as reports have claimed the winger wants as much as £500,00 per-week, and a new update has now emerged.
The Latest: New Barca claim emerges
Liverpool are dismissively called a ‘selling club’ by the Spanish press (Sport via SW), with the sale of Philippe Coutinho cited as an example.
The Verdict: Tough to predict
Frankly, it is impossible to predict what Salah’s decision will be, with a new Reds contract more than possible but perhaps only if he and agent Ramy Abbas Issa agree to reduce their demands.
It’s reportedly likely that the Egyptian will eventually accept less money, but if not it doesn’t look as though he will be treated as a special case, in terms of paying him over the club’s usual limits.
It would be a devastating blow to lose arguably the world’s best player, but similarly, life would go on without him and enormous funds would be received if cashing in this summer, which could go towards new signings, as was the case with Coutinho.
In other news, Fabrizio Romano has dropped a key Liverpool transfer claim. Read more here.
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