Jurgen Klopp has issued an emphatic response to ongoing rumours over Mo Salah‘s future, with Dominik Szoboszlai additionally stressing his dedication.
Regardless of Liverpool rejecting an off-the-cuff £150 million bid from Al-Ittihad out of hand earlier this week, hypothesis has not died down.
As an alternative, the buildup to Sunday’s 3-0 win over Aston Villa was dominated by protection within the English media over a brand new provide from the Saudi Professional League.
Salah began at Anfield and scored the third purpose of the sport, embracing Klopp at full-time because the membership maintain agency over their place.
Liverpool have remained insistent that Salah shouldn’t be on the market – and in keeping with each the supervisor and his new No. 8, the participant himself has made it clear he intends to remain.
“He performed a prime sport. Mo needed to work tremendous onerous, tremendous onerous, and he did,” Klopp instructed Sky Sports activities after the sport.
“I by no means had, and don’t have now, doubts about his future, his dedication to this membership.
“Imagine me, you can’t think about how a lot fuss the entire world makes and the way calm we’re with it. It’s how it’s.
“He’s our participant, he desires to play right here. That’s it.”
In his post-match press convention Klopp was requested immediately whether or not Liverpool’s stance stays the identical, with the switch window open in Saudi Arabia till Thursday.
“Sure,” was his simple reply.
Elsewhere, Szoboszlai – who opened the scoring in opposition to Villa in gorgeous style – instructed AFP that Salah had knowledgeable team-mates he “desires to remain.”
“It’s soccer, everyone seems to be speaking. We’re actually comfortable that he has stayed,” the midfielder mentioned.
“We’re in fact talking between one another however he desires to remain, he desires to be right here and be with us.
“We’re actually comfortable. We want folks within the staff like him.”