Mohamed Salah extends contract with Liverpool
"I think this news can be seen for what it is; rewarding a person who performed and contributed greatly for the team and the club last season," Liverpool's head coach Jurgen Klopp said
Egypt's star footballer Mohamed Salah has signed a long-term contract extension with Liverpool FC, the Premier League club announced on Monday. Earlier this year, Salah won the Premier League Golden Boot and the Football Writers' Association Footballer of the Year award and was voted Player of the Year for 2017-18 by the United Kingdom's Professional Footballers' Association, reports Efe.
"I think this news can be seen for what it is; rewarding a person who performed and contributed greatly for the team and the club last season," Liverpool's head coach Jurgen Klopp said. "It demonstrates two things very clearly also - his belief in Liverpool and our belief in him."
"When someone like Salah commits and says this place is my home now, it speaks very loudly I think. Equally, our commitment to him says we see his value and want him to grow even more and get even better within our environment," he added. During his debut season at Liverpool, Salah racked up an outstanding 44 goals in 52 appearances.
Meanwhile, Salah helped Egypt end its 28-year World Cup drought after he scored the late winner from a penalty shot during the penultimate game of the 2018 World Cup qualifications against Congo.
This story has been sourced from a third party syndicated feed, agencies. Except for the change in headline, the story has been provided "AS-IS," "AS AVAILABLE, without any verification or editing from our side. Mid-day accepts no responsibility or liability for its dependability, trustworthiness, reliability and data of the text. Mid-day management/mid-day.com reserves the sole right to alter, delete or remove (without notice) the content in its absolute discretion for any reason whatsoever
DISCLAIMER: mid-day and its affiliates shall have no liability for any views, thoughts and comments expressed on this article.
Mithali Raj's journey from dancer to ace cricketer!