UK News Liverpool 'to give Salah a signing-on fee to make him highest earner'
Mohamed Salah has been named the greatest African player in PL history as top 20 ranked
Salah has been incredible in the Premier LeagueThe Egyptian forward has scored a quite ridiculous 102 goals in 153 English top flight games.
are reportedly ready to use the offer of a lucrative signing-on fee to get to agree to a new long-term deal, becoming the club's highest earner in the process.
Salah's current deal runs through to 2023 but Liverpool have made it a priority to get their star man locked onto fresh terms like many of his team-mates.
A newsuggests that while Liverpool understand he wants to become the highest earner in 's squad, they do not want to shatter their wage structure and so using a signing-on fee is believed to be under consideration.
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Salah is being discussed in this moment as a candidate to be the best player in the world, so good has his form been to start the season.
The Egyptian winger already has 15 goals to his name this season for Liverpool, including his stunning hat-trick against Manchester United last weekend.
The report goes on to add that suggestions that Salah is holding out for £500,000 a week is false as he understands the financial parameters of owners Fenway Sports Group.
Any new deal would see Salah become the best-paid player in the club's history, eclipsing Vigil Van Dijk's new £220,000-a-week contract.
His sensational start to the season has seen his future come up after every match.
Salah: I never want to leave Liverpool
Mohamed Salah would like to spend the rest of his career at Liverpool, but says his future "depends on the club".The club have agreed a raft of new deals with senior players this year but Salah, who has under two years left on his contract, is one whose longer-term future is yet to be tied down.
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Before the 5-0 drubbing of Manchester United, Salah was asked by Sky Sports if he wants to stay on Merseyside.
He said: 'It doesn't depend on me, but if you asked me I would love to stay until the last day of my football [career].
'I can't say much about that, it's not in my hands. It depends on what the club wants.
'It doesn't depend on me. At the moment, I can't see myself ever playing against Liverpool. That would make me sad.
'It's hard. I don't want to talk about it, but it would make me really sad and at the moment I don't see myself playing against Liverpool, but let's see what will happen in the future.'
Liverpool's focus in recent months has been in securing the futures of players who have been a bedrock to their successes both domestically and in Europe.
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Defender Trent Alexander-Arnold was the first to pen a new deal by signing a four-year extension in late July, and the England right back's statement of commitment was swiftly followed by a contract for Brazil midfielder Fabinho days later.
Goalkeeper Alisson also penned a new deal in the first week of July while Van Dijk also signed on the dotted line.
There was also a new contract for Harvey Elliott, who broke into the Liverpool first-team at the start of this season before sustained a nasty ankle fracture and dislocation against Leeds.
Scottish defender Andy Robertson also signed fresh terms until 2026 and now Salah is the priority.
Virals: Liverpool 'willing' to make Mohamed Salah club's highest earner .
Liverpool are reportedly willing to make Mohamed Salah the highest earner at the club. The Egyptian is in the middle of a reported contract saga at Anfield as the club, player and agent attempt to seal a new deal beyond the current 2023 expiry. Salah has made a majestic start to the new season with magical moments aplenty and an unmatched Premier League goal tally. According to a report from TEAMtalk, as cited by The Anfield Buzz on Twitter, Liverpool are prepared to offer the 29-year-old top earner status.