The Reds legend believes that a man who now has 100 Premier League goals to his name has shown that he deserves another salary increase at Anfield
Mohamed Salah is ‘just as professional as Cristiano Ronaldo’ and a great player at Liverpool, says Jamie Carragher, with the one Reds legend that another should be entered into a lucrative new contract.
Several senior stars in Jurgen Klopp’s group wrote new terms in recent weeks, with people like Virgil van Dijk, Alisson, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Fabinho and Andy Robertson connecting their respective futures to heavyweights in Merseyside.
Salah is said to be next in line achieves 100 Premier League goals in his last outing in the top class, and Carragher believes that an Egyptian forward destined to achieve a position among the greats of Anfield from the past deserves another substantial salary increase.
What was said?
Carragher said Sky Sports“While Liverpool have not spent as much this summer as other teams, many players have signed new contracts. The one who has yet to sign is Mo Salah.
“Now, he clearly wants a few pounds. And rightly so. Good luck to him. He deserves it. He deserves to be one of the highest paid players in the Premier League for what he’s done since coming to Liverpool. really do.
“He’s never been injured, and year after year he’s the top scorer. He is just. This is what he is.
“I would say something different. If you choose your all-time Liverpool XI, there are positions where you just think, ‘He’s in.’ Alan Hansen, Graeme Souness, John Barnes, Steven Gerrard, Ian Rush and Kenny Dalglish You can fill all the positions no matter what this team does.
“There is no one you would ever think of on the right. Mo Salah will be in that position when he completes his career in Liverpool. He will be in the Liverpool XI of all time. I have no doubt about that.
‘When you think of strikers reaching 29 or 30, we’re talking about Cristiano Ronaldo being 36, the man is a machine in terms of how he looks at himself.
‘I think Mo Salah is just as professional as Ronaldo, he looks at his body and I think there are still many years left in Mo Salah, so I just hope it is corrected sooner rather than later.
“You always debate money, the player wants a little more, the club wants a little less, but it has to be sorted. Fingers cross it because he deserves it for what he did for Liverpool.”
What’s Salah’s record at Liverpool?
Liverpool spent £ 36.5m ($ 51m) to return former Chelsea flop Salah to Roma’s English football in the summer of 2017.
An immediate return on investment was offered during a 44-goal debut season, in which Salah received a Golden Boot and PFA Player of the Year award.
There was no stopping him; Champions League, UEFA Super Cup, Club World Cup and Premier League titles secured in one unforgettable period of 12 months – along with another top point.
Salah remained a consistency model during his time at Anfield, scoring 128 goals in 207 games.
His current contract expires in 2023, but Liverpool are do everything in his power to ensure that he does not come close to the last 12 months of the agreement.