Footage Shows Reaction Of Mohamed Salah And His 'Closest Friends' To Liverpool Contract Announcement
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A video has captured the exact moment when Mohamed Salah's 'closest friends' found out he was signing a new deal with Liverpool. You can see the footage from Mykonos below.
After months of speculation surrounding his future at Anfield, it was announced on Friday that Salah has penned a new three-year contract with Champions League finalists Liverpool in a deal worth a reported £350,000-a-week.
It means the Egyptian forward, who helped Jurgen Klopp’s side to a domestic cup double during the 2021/22 campaign, is the highest paid player in the club's history.
“I think we are in a good position to fight for everything," he told the club's official website after putting pen to paper. "We have new signings as well. We just need to keep working hard, have a good vision, be positive and go for everything again.”
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A message from @MoSalah ❤#SalahStays pic.twitter.com/qLKnyjEAnw— Liverpool FC (@LFC) July 1, 2022
Salah and his team celebrated 'long into the night' on the island of Mykonos, according to the Liverpool Echo, who claim Salah's agent, Ramy Abbas, toasted to the biggest deal he has ever brokered.
In fact, footage has recently emerged of Salah's 'closest friends' apparently celebrating with the 30-year-old when the news was officially announced.
As you can see from the images below, the Liverpool forward appears to be wearing the same shirt in this Instagram post from Egyptian YouTube personality Amr Nassouhy.
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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp, meanwhile, believes Salah's best years are still to come.
“This is a special treat for our supporters to enjoy their weekend even more. I’m sure there will be some celebrations for this news tonight,” he told the club's website.
“Really pleased – really, really pleased. It’s the best decision for us and best decision for him. He belongs with us I think. This is his club now."
The incredible journey continues 😍#SalahStays— Liverpool FC (@LFC) July 1, 2022
Klopp added: “Of course it has taken a little time but that’s absolutely OK and the best things are always worth waiting for anyway. Mo is one of the best players in the world; it’s only normal there are things to sort when you are at his level. So big credit to Julian Ward and Mike Gordon for guiding us to this destination.
“I have no doubt Mo’s best years are still to come. And that’s saying something, because the first five seasons here have been the stuff of legend."
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