Pundit urges Liverpool to tie down ‘massive hitter’ on long-term deal

Pundit Peter Crouch has informed Liverpool to supply Egyptian ‘phenomenon’ Mo Salah a serious new contract.

The 29-year-old ahead has confirmed to be one of many Reds’ finest signings in current historical past. He joined for £34m and has gone on to bag 131 targets in 210 video games for the membership in all competitions.

Salah made historical past lately by changing into the quickest participant to succeed in a century of top-flight targets for Liverpool, in simply 151 appearances.

That places him forward of prolific goalscorers Fernando Torres, Luis Suarez and Roger Hunt.

Crouch thinks Liverpool ought to reward Salah for his performances by making him the highest-paid participant at Anfield.

He wrote on the Daily Mail website: “You take a look at what he’s doing and have to come back to the conclusion that he’s a modern-day nice. Salah walks into the right-hand facet of Liverpool’s best-ever XI. He has that place sewn up.

“Get him in there alongside Gerrard, Souness, Rush, Dalglish — whoever you decide, he must be included. Whenever you consider the gamers who’ve worn that pink shirt, Salah will get within the final workforce. Suarez and Torres don’t.

“The precedence is ensuring he agrees a brand new contract. He’s the very best signing they may make. Everyone else is finished and he’s the largest hitter.

“It’d upset a couple of folks, as a result of he’ll inevitably be on more cash than Virgil van Dijk, Sadio Mane and the remaining. However he backs that up with statistics. Simply take a look at his numbers.

“Salah wins video games. One of the best factor he can do is signal a five-year deal, safe himself for all times and develop into a membership legend.”

Salah’s present deal is value a reported £200,000 per week and runs till June 2023.

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Liverpool lately begun preliminary discussions over a brand new deal however had been informed the participant needed £500,000 every week to proceed on Merseyside.

The Reds are eager to type out his future as Spanish giants Actual Madrid are sniffing round.

Carlo Ancelotti’s facet may flip to Salah in the event that they fail to land Erling Haaland from Borussia Dortmund.

Liverpool star provides verdict on famed entrance three

Liverpool man Diogo Jota has supplied his trustworthy opinion concerning the entrance three of Salah, Mane and Roberto Firmino.

The Portugal worldwide was signed from Wolves final yr to offer competitors up entrance.

He has since impressed Jurgen Klopp and earned himself a beginning spot within the workforce.

When requested about his team-mates, Jota stated: “Clearly I knew they had been among the finest three attacking trios on this planet however I by no means thought of coming and taking anybody’s place.

“I thought of giving my finest in coaching and in video games after which it’s as much as the supervisor to resolve.

“It’s at all times helpful when you’ve got these sort of gamers that will help you as a result of what we would like is to win and solely you probably have good gamers can you do this.”

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