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Liverpool transfer news: Salah breaks his silence on contract situation, former Reds supporter signs Saka, and more

With the January transfer window opening, Premier League giant Liverpool have the opportunity to strengthen their roster in the second half of the season.

The Red Devils have fallen too far City of Manchester in the race for the championship. They hope to close the 11-point streak that Pep Guardiola’s side have opened in the coming months.

Liverpool beat Shrewsbury Town 4-1 in the FA Cup third round last Sunday. They will now hope to beat Arsenal in the first leg of their Carabao Cup semi-final on Thursday.

On that note, here’s a look at the key transfer stories surrounding the Merseyside club since 11 January 2022.


Salah reiterates he wants to stay

Mohamed SalahIts future has been the subject of intense speculation over the past few months. Amid all the conjecture, he has once again reiterated that he wants to stay at Liverpool.

The Egyptian is currently representing Egypt at AFCON and will enter the final year of his contract later this summer.

Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah says he is not asking for “crazy stuff” in any new contract he signs with the Premier League club but wants the deal to reflect his huge contributions it’s at Anfieldu.afp.com/wpXR#AFPSports

There have been reports that the club are in talks to extend Salah’s contract and how they will have to break the salary structure to keep him.

Salah, however, revealed he is not asking for “crazy stuff” to renew his contract:

“I want to stay, but it’s not in my hands. It is in their hands. They know what I want. I’m not asking for crazy stuff. I have been here for the fifth year already. I know the club very well. I love the fans. The fans love me. But with the government, they have [been] told the situation. It is in their hands,” said Salah.

Glen Johnson backs Liverpool to sign Bukayo Saka

Former Reds defender Glen Johnson thinks Arsenal’s Bukayo Saka would be a great fit for Liverpool.

The Merseyside giants are said to have made a surprise move for the Englishman, but may have to launch a massive auction to lure Arsenal into selling him.

Johnson explained a move to the club would be good for the player as well as the club as he would be a good fit for:

“Because he’s a great player, a young player and an Englishman then that’s going to have to be a big deal. In terms of Liverpool and player interest in a move I’m sure of that but I just think it’s going to be a pretty complicated deal. “

“I think it will be a good move for Saka because any chance you can sign for one of the best teams around, as a young player, it will be very attractive. I think Liverpool’s way of playing will suit him. ”

Klopp says Kaide Gordon is ready for the big moments

In the absence of Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane, Kaide Gordon took advantage of his opportunity to score for the Reds in the FA Cup.

Jurgen Klopp’s warm ovation and warm hug for Kaide Gordon. Brilliant today 🏻 https://t.co/nRPzpZopWn

At the age of 17, he became the club’s second youngest goalscorer after Ben Woodburn. Klopp then revealed that the teenager was ready for such moments:

“Kaide Gordon, he’s ready for these moments. He’s just ready for that. He’s 16 years old and has a lot of good situations. What’s really impressive is his physicality. He’s can go on until 95 minutes, that’s really powerful.” Klopp told Sky Sports.


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