News24.com | Klopp 'very plug' over Salah contract talks at Liverpool
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says he is "very plug" over contract talks with Mohamed Salah, mentioning that the ahead desires to protect on the Premier League club.
The Egypt worldwide, 29, has fewer than 18 months left on his newest deal and in an interview printed this week said he used to be no longer asking "for crazy stuff".
Reports occupy urged that Salah, who has obtained the Champions League and Premier League with Liverpool, is shopping for a weekly wage of more than £300,000 ($410,000).
Klopp has said in the previous that the contract isn't any longer one thing that would moreover simply moreover be sorted fast but he stays upbeat.
"I do know that Mo desires to protect," he said on Wednesday, on the eve of the first leg of Liverpool's League Cup semi-closing in opposition to Arsenal.
"We desire Mo to protect. That is the build aside we're. It takes time," he said. "I mediate it's in a correct region. I am very plug about it. The fans are no longer as anxious as you (the media) are.
"They know the club and know the parents coping with issues right here. We are going to have the selection to no longer notify anything else about it."
Salah, who has scored 111 dreams in 165 Premier League suits for Liverpool, and is heading in the correct course for a third Golden Boot in five years, said in an interview with GQ magazine that he wished to be liked.
"I are making an strive to protect, but it completely's no longer in my hands," he said. "It is in their hands. They know what I desire. I am no longer requesting crazy stuff.
"The ingredient is whereas you demand for one thing and they trace you they'll come up with one thing (they might occupy to) because they like what you did for the club."
Salah, currently playing for Egypt on the Africa Cup of Worldwide locations, has made the three-man shortlist, alongside with Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski and Paris Saint-Germain's Lionel Messi, for FIFA's most productive men's player of 2021.