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Liverpool have announced the signing of Mohamed Salah on a long term deal.
After months of speculation, the Reds have finally got their star player to put pen to paper and prolong his time at Anfield for three years. The attacker's agent, Ramy Abbas Issa, posted a laughing emoji on Friday afternoon. It was believed that the intermediary was winding the fans up.
Then Liverpool's account quote-tweeted the agent's tweet with an emoji of a man with his hands across his face as if they were embarrassed. Salah, meanwhile, posted a picture of himself by the pool, in what seemed to be another dig at the club.
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After the Reds posted a picture of the same area and Salah's top on the same couch he was posing in. It was then that people started to twig something was afoot.
The club posted a statement that read: "Liverpool FC are delighted to announce Mohamed Salah has signed a new long-term contract with the club.
"The forward, who was named the FWA Footballer of the Year and the PFA Players’ Player of the Year for 2021-22 after helping Jürgen Klopp’s side to a domestic cup double, has committed his future to the Reds by putting pen to paper on the deal on Friday. After five years with the club, Salah will now extend a stay at Anfield that has so far yielded a remarkable 156 goals in 254 appearances.
"The No.11 told Liverpoolfc.com : “I feel great and [I am] excited to win trophies with the club. It’s a happy day for everyone. It takes a little bit of time, I think, to renew, but now everything is done so we just need to focus on what’s next.
“I think you can see in the last five or six years the team was always going [upwards]. Last season we were close to winning four, but unfortunately in the last week of the season we lost two trophies.
“I think we are in a good position to fight for everything. We have new signings as well. We just need to keep working hard, have a good vision, be positive and go for everything again.”
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