Mohamed Salah has demanded £400,000 a week in his most recent contract negotiations with Liverpool in order to stay at the club, according to reports.
The forward has been crucial since signing for Liverpool. In the last three years he has won the Champions League, Premier League, FA Cup and League Cup.
Mo Salah individually has 103 goals and 41 assists for the reds in the Premier League and ended this season as joint-top goalscorer, alongside Tottenham star Heung Min Son, with 23 goals. This has seen the winger be nominated for both Premier League Player of the Season and PFA player of the season.
The talented Egyptian was always bound to draw enormous attention when planning out his future with only one year remaining on his current contract. He currently earns £200,000 a week, however, it should be noted Liverpool’s structuring of all their players' wages includes a significant bonus in the event of winning continental and domestic competitions.
The Mirror reported it is unlikely Liverpool will bow down to the pressure placed on them by both Mane and Salah and break their wage structure - which would likely see other stars such as Allison, Virgil Van-Dijk and Trent Alexander-Arnold demand to match the rest of their teammates. The club have already demonstrated their defence of the team's wage structure by allowing players such as Emre Can and Gini Wijnaldon to leave on free transfers.
With Mane edging closer to a move to Bayern Munich, Liverpool may decide it is better to sell both players now rather than risk losing both for free next summer. They have already reinforced their attack with the Columbian Luis Diaz, who already is demonstrating his potential and has adapted well to the style of the Premier League. They have also been linked with Gabriel Martinelli, Darwin Nunez and Harry Kane.
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