Mohammed Salah extends his Liverpool career

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Liverpool’s star man Mo Salah has agreed a new deal with the Merseyside club after speculation of his future reached an all-time high.

The PFA Players’ Player of the Year recently told press that he would be staying for at least next season, though it has been confirmed today that the Egyptian has signed a new long-term deal with Liverpool.

The Egyptian has so far tallied 154 goals in 254 appearances under Jurgen Klopp placing him 9th on the all time top goal scorers for the club, and will be eager to add to this unbelievable record with his 2nd best goals per game record of the legends.

Speaking to LFC, Salah said, “I feel great and [I am] excited to win trophies with the club. It’s a happy day for everyone.”

After winning the FA Cup and Carabao Cup last season with the reds, the winger is hungry for more with his club, “My message [to the fans] is the players in the team want to give our best next season to try to win all the trophies.”

This will be a massive reassurance for Liverpool fans after many believed he would be leaving as a free agent at the end of the upcoming season.

Contract Details

Reports place the weekly salary between £350-400k which blows the current wage structure out of the water. But as the Egyptian King is considered one of the best players in the world, you’d imagine it would not cause much friction in the Liverpool squad, with the current players appreciating his devastating impact on the pitch. The wages are likely close to what Manchester City pay Haaland.

The three year deal though will keep him at Anfield until at least 2025.

How many goals could Mo score before he leaves Liverpool?

Naturally not every season will involve chasing a quadruple and potentially playing every single game. But if Mo did play 63 games over the next three seasons, with his goal per game average of 1.63 games per goal, that would put him 3rd on 271 goals.

Of course that is a finger in the air figure and there are so many potential factors. But what is not in doubt is on 15th June 2025 Mo turns 33. If you look over at Liverpool’s North West rivals of Manchester United, a certain 37 year old Cristiano Ronaldo ended the season on 24 goals.

The Portuguese star is well know for his commitment to his health and football, and Salah has the same attitude so there is no reason that he also could not be burying 10 penalties a season well past his contract end. Although he would have to keep up his current scoring rate for an extra 2 seasons to stand a chance of toppling Rushy as the top scorer for Liverpool of all time.

It’s not inconceivable, especially if he keeps on Penalty duties. Also, his previous stats have been with Sadio Mane on the opposite wing, scoring goals and setting them up too. Only time will tell how this impacts Mo’s scoring rate, although their were always rumours about a spat between the players. Personally I don’t believe it was more than a desire to win and score goals, and Manes departure based on the financial cost of keeping both and bringing in Darwin Nunez.

How Mo fits in with the Portuguese striker will be an interesting factor, with Diaz on the left and Salah on the right, there is a chance of more assists than goals. Either way, bring on the new season to find out. Wherever Mohammad Salah ends up on the all time scorers chart, he will always be a Liverpool legend and can take credit for the success under Klopp.

#PlayerGoalsAppearancesMinutes playedGames / goals ratio
1Ian Rush346660568911.91
2Roger Hunt285492440111.73
3Mohamed Salah 20252714431.63
4Gordon Hodgson241377339301.56
5Billy Liddell228534481802.34
6Steven Gerrard186710576033.82
7Robbie Fowler183369280842.02
8Kenny Dalglish172515447922.99
9Michael Owen158297233551.88
10Mohamed Salah156254207111.63