Klopp Tells Owners to Extend Salah’s Contract


Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has told the club’s owners of his confidence in Mohamed Salah maintaining his form well into his 30s.

With 29-year-old Salah’s current Liverpool contract set to expire in the summer of 2023, Anfield chiefs have held talks with his agent Ramy Abbas over extending the deal.Liverpool’s American owners have been reluctant to give long-term contracts to players over the age of 30. Salah is currently playing football that has seen him hailed as the best player in the world and Klopp was quick to agree that his Egyptian star deserves that accolade.

“For me, he is the best player at the moment. It’s incredible,” said Klopp. “His consistency is absolutely incredible, and he’s getting better. “It’s how football is (now)… the best players in the world, two-three years ago, were 33-34, that’s the best age of a footballer. ”You understand the game better, you can judge the pitch better, you can see situations long before they will happen.”