Liverpool owners FSG are prepared to sanction a pay rise for in-form star Mo Salah, provided it does not disrupt the club’s existing wage structure.
It comes from The Athletic’s James Pearce, with the reporter noting that the Americans are keen to keep the Reds’ top scorer this season.
The Egypt international’s current contract is due to expire in the summer of 2023.
It’s a situation that has yet to be resolved between the club and the player, and it certainly doesn’t look like it will be anytime soon.
Perceived as the greatest talent in the world, it’s more than understandable that our No.11 wants his status in world football to be reflected in his salary.
That being said, Barcelona’s financial collapse will have sent an important warning to outfits across Europe – including our John W. Henry and Co., who have favored a sustainable policy since taking over the club. .
It would be a real shame not to see Salah enjoy his best remaining years on Merseyside, even if the harsh reality is that we can ill afford to set a damaging financial precedent.
Certainly not without the right amount of investment behind us to facilitate an expansion of our salary structure.
#Ep39 from The Red Nets podcast: Should we be worried about Mo Salah? Overview of Brighton… and more!