Liverpool is looking forward to signing Egyptian winger Mohamed Salah before the end of the week after Salah receives his medical before completing his term with Roma and transferring for around £35m.
Salah flew from Cairo to London on Tuesday and was reportedly having his medical at Liverpool’s Melwood base. The 24-year-old winger agreed with Liverpool on personal terms.
Salah’s deal with Roma features add-on which makes Salah Liverpool’s deal tops the £35m granted to Andy Carroll from Newcastle United in January 2011.
The negotiations kicked off at the start of the month and would come to an end with the transfer that costs £35m. Current manager of Premier League club Liverpool Jürgen Klopp firmly believes that Salah can offer pace in the front line as the team fell short of pace Sadio Mané’s absence.
Moreover, The German Football Manager of the Year in 2011 and 2012 is looking forward to recruiting the Egyptian football icon to ensure that Liverpool would make it to the group stage after their fourth-placed finish last term in Champions League.
Liverpool has reportedly set its eyes on Salah since 2014. However, the player joined Chelsea from Basel where he could not show his abilities well. Nonetheless, Salah was critically acclaimed and received popularity after he played in Rome.
All Eyes On Him
Such move offered him a lot later on as the player’s insistence and hard work were at the display when he missed Rome training during the time he was busy practicing for Africa Cup of Nation then he headed back to Rome, scoring 19 goals after leading his national time to the finals.
Over the past two years, Salah’s worth estimate rose double the expected. If Liverpool had signed Mohamed Salah two years earlier, they would have paid £11m. However, the player has improved and became more physically strong and technically aware, which urged the club to splash the triple of the worth.