Jamie Carragher was very vocal in stating that Liverpool ought to settle for a bid round £150 million for Mo Salah, plainly he’s had a change of coronary heart on deadline day.
Talking on Sky Sports activities (by way of Sport Bible), Gary Neville mentioned: “This man has simply modified his thoughts off digital camera!” after the ex-Purple known as for Al-Ittihad to extend their bid to £200 million.
Though the Scouser defined his considering: “I would like extra money. I really suppose, if you take a look at what [Harry] Kane went for, Mo Salah has obtained two years to go [on his contract]. For Liverpool to promote proper now they’ll need greater than what he’s value.
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“He’s in all probability across the £100 million mark however why have they left it this late?”
The 45-year-old then mentioned whether or not our No.11 would need a transfer to the center east by stating: “Each participant who’s concerned can kill it right away. I really suppose his agent got here out just a few weeks in the past but it surely’s as much as Liverpool and Salah.
“For any participant, if that quantity simply retains going up and up and up, you possibly can’t flip that down and that’s £200 million.
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“I don’t suppose it would [happen] as a result of it’s come so late. If it had come six weeks in the past it was a toss of a coin. If that quantity will get too huge you’ll have to get to January.”
This level final week, a bid of £150 million appeared inconceivable however now we’re on the point of seeing that determine positioned on the desk – it now nonetheless appears too low of a proposal to simply accept for the Egyptian King.
It’s not solely whether or not you suppose the 31-year-old is value such a price however how a lot cash we’d want to simply accept with a purpose to cope for at the very least half a season with out him or a substitute.
Leaving it so late within the day would certainly lower the SPL facet’s probabilities of making this unlikely deal however they don’t seem like they’re going away, which could possibly be fairly worrying for us all.
You possibly can watch Carragher’s full feedback on Salah by way of @SkySportsPL on X:
“Why have they left it so late? Why would not they make this bid six weeks in the past?!”
— Sky Sports activities Premier League (@SkySportsPL) September 1, 2023
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