Sport "Good talks": Klopp counts with whereabouts of Salah
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Who can catch Liverpool's Mohamed Salah atop the scoring chart? His departure to AFCON may help his pursuers like Jota, Kane and Lukaku make up some ground.But January could be the month that sees others cut into his sizeable advantage with Salah departing to join Egypt for the Africa Cup of Nations tournament. If Egypt advances to the Feb. 6 final, it could mean a month's absence for Salah and a chance for the pursuers to make a race of it.
Liverpool coach Jürgen Klopp is convinced that striker Star Mohamed Salah plays for the Reds in the future.
He was confident that the 29-year-old, who is still bound to the club until the summer of 2023, signs a new contract and have a career as a career as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. "I know that Mo wants to stay. We want Mo remains, "Klopp said. "That's the stand."
The negotiations on a contract renewal between the two-time premier league scorer Salah, who currently participates in Egypt at the Africa Cup, and the FC Liverpool have already begun, but there was no agreement yet. In an interview of the magazine "GQ", Salah recently said he demanded "no crazy things", only recognition for that done.
"These things need time," Klopp now emphasized. "There are enough reasons to be confident. But as long as it is not fix, we can not say anything about it. But: good talks, I can say that. "
African World Cup play-offs: Mané or Salah - only one goes to the World Cup 2022 .
Five nations may send Africa to the World Cup 2022 to Qatar. These are determined in five play-off games in March 2022, among other things between Senegal and Egypt, Cameroon and Algeria, and Ghana and Nigeria. © Picture Alliance One will be missing in Qatar, one thing: Sadio Mané and Mohamed Salah, stars of the FC Liverpool.