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Mohamed Salah: Liverpool winger signs new contract until 2025

02 Jul 2022 | 08:42

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has signed a new long-term contract, the club have announced.

The Egypt international has entered the final year of his existing contract and talks over extending his stay have been going on for most of last season.

There has been a setback over the 30-year-old’s wage claim, but a delegation has flown out to meet the player, who is still on holiday in the Mediterranean, and come to an agreement that will see the striker be highest pay. player in the club’s history.

“I feel great and (I am) very excited to win trophies with the club. It was a happy day for everyone,” he told heppoolfc.com.

“I think it takes some time to refresh, but now that everything is done we just need to focus on what comes next.

“I think you can see in the last five or six years the team is always going up (going up).

“Last season we were close to winning four titles, but unfortunately in the last week of the season we lost two.

“I think we are in a good position to fight for everything. We also have new contracts.

“We just have to keep working hard, have a good vision, be positive and redo everything.”

Salah has scored 156 goals in 254 appearances for the club since arriving in 2017 and has helped the club win the Premier League, Champions League, Club World Cup, FA Cup and Carabao Cup in that time.

“My message (to the fans) is that the players on the team want to do their best next season to try to win all the titles,” the 30-year-old added.

“As usual, you guys stay behind us and give us a big boost and I’m sure we’ll win titles again (together).

“If I look back at that time when I came (here), the club didn’t win a lot, but I think I told you I came (here) to win trophies.

“I think we won good titles together and I think we can do it again.

“We have won a lot of things together. We had some disappointments, but this is football.

“I’ve enjoyed my football at the club and hopefully I’ll continue to enjoy it and win many trophies.”