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Klopp refuses to be dragged into the future of Liverpool superstar; not his place anymore

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By Sarthak Joshi

Klopp refuses to talk about Liverpool star’s future, claiming it’s not his business anymore

As Jurgen Klopp’s tenure at Liverpool draws to a close, he’s chosen to defer discussions about Mohamed Salah’s future at the club to the incoming management team. With his departure imminent and Feyenoord’s Arne Slot poised to take the helm, Klopp believes it’s more appropriate for others to address such matters.

Acknowledging his imminent departure and the impending transition in leadership, Klopp has opted to focus on his remaining time with the team rather than engage in speculation about Salah’s future. As he prepares to bid farewell to Liverpool after a successful tenure, Klopp’s decision reflects his commitment to a smooth transition and maintaining focus on the team’s present objectives.

With only a few games left in his Liverpool journey, Klopp remains dedicated to guiding the team through its final matches while ensuring a seamless handover to his successor. As such, he leaves discussions about Salah’s future in the capable hands of the incoming managerial team.

When asked whether Liverpool are keen on keeping Mohamed Salah this summer, Klopp said via the Daily Briefing:

“It’s not my subject anymore. I don’t think I should speak about it, others will decide that, especially Mo. Those decisions will be made by other people.”

Salah’s eye-catching tenure at Liverpool

Salah’s journey at Liverpool has been nothing short of spectacular since his arrival from AS Roma in 2017 for a fee of £34.3 million. His impact was immediately felt as he played a pivotal role in Liverpool’s UEFA Champions League triumph in the 2018–2019 season, scoring in the final against Tottenham to secure a historic 2–0 victory.

The Egytpian’s contributions have been instrumental in Liverpool’s success over the years, including their Premier League title win in the 2019–20 season. His consistent performances and remarkable talent have attracted interest from various clubs, with concrete offers reportedly coming from the Saudi Pro League. As his contract with Liverpool nears its end, speculation about his future at the club has intensified, creating uncertainty surrounding his tenure at Anfield.

Klopp refuses to be dragged into the future of Liverpool superstar; claims it's not his place anymore.
Salah is an important asset for the Reds

As Arne Slot prepares to step into his role as head coach at Liverpool, alongside new Sporting Director Richard Hughes, the future of Mohamed Salah will undoubtedly be a key topic of discussion. Recognizing Salah’s significance to the club, Slot and Hughes are likely to prioritize securing his future at Anfield.

Salah’s contract situation has been a subject of speculation, especially as it approaches its expiry. With his remarkable contributions to Liverpool’s success and his status as one of the world’s top forwards, retaining Salah will be crucial for the club’s ambitions moving forward.

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For Arne Slot, establishing a positive and respectful relationship with Salah will be crucial in shaping the forward’s decision about his future. Demonstrating an understanding of Salah’s value to the team and aligning future plans with his aspirations could play a significant role in convincing him to stay at Anfield.

As the managerial transition unfolds, finding common ground with Salah and addressing any concerns he may have will be essential for Liverpool’s stability and success moving forward. Effective communication and mutual respect between the club, the new manager, and the player will be key in determining the 31-year-old’s future at Liverpool.