Klopp says Mohamed Salah is committed to Liverpool despite Premier League struggles

Paul Macdonald
Klopp says Mohamed Salah is committed to Liverpool despite Premier League struggles

Jurgen Klopp insists Mohamed Salah is committed to Liverpool and rejected the suggestion that his recent actions have had any impact on his future.

Salah, 28, scored the opener and his 22nd league of the season at the Hawthorns at the weekend as he hunts another Golden Boot. 

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The post-game discussion was dominated by goalkeeper Alisson’s stoppage-time header, which won the match for the Reds and kept their Champions League hopes alive with two games remaining this season.

When asked about Salah’s impassioned celebration in a recent win at Old Trafford, and his reaction to Alisson’s goal, Klopp said he didn’t need to see Salah’s demeanour to understand that he was happy at the club.

“It sounds like you’re surprised by his reaction at West Brom, I am not,” Klopp told reporters.

“I could see in his face, his determination. I know how much Mo is committed to this club, I don’t need a goal celebration to see it. He is working his socks off here and is a really good moment.”

Could Salah leave Liverpool?

The speculation surrounding Salah began when he gave an interview to Spanish media outlet AS, in which he appeared to talk up a possible move to either Real Madrid or Barcelona.

Naturally, if Liverpool fail to qualify for the Champions League, then they will face a fight to keep some of their stars, including Salah.

Their future is in their own hands, though, as if they win their two remaining matches they will usurp either Chelsea or Leicester City into the top four.

Those two teams play each other on Tuesday and so one or both will drop points.