Liverpool star Mohamed Salah has said he intends to play for the club next season with one year left on his contract.
The Egyptian midfielder is still in talks with Liverpool over a new contract, although reports suggest he has not yet reached an agreement.
Mohamed Salah has scored 31 goals and has recorded 15 assistants in 50 games in all competitions this season, with some reports linking him with a move away from the end of the campaign due to the nature of his contract.
However, speaking at a press conference ahead of Saturday’s UEFA Champions League final against Real Madrid, Salah made it clear he intended to stay at Anfield for at least one year, telling reporters: “I will definitely be there next season.”
Mohamed Salah has previously stated that he does not want to talk about the status of his contract until the end of the season, reiterating that decision, adding: “In my mind, I do not focus on the contract, I do not want to be there. and selfishness. It is time now, it is an important week for us. I do not want to talk about contracts. ”
The 29-year-old was also questioned about his motive before the clash with Madrid, having previously declared his desire for “revenge” following their 2018 Champions League final defeat by the Spanish giants in a 3-1 victory; Salah was injured in the first half with a shoulder injury caused by Madrid defender Sergio Ramos.
“I am very happy,” he said. “After what happened to Madrid last year and after what happened on Sunday, everyone is determined to win the UEFA Champions League because this is an unbelievable trophy for us and we have been fighting for it all season since I came here, and everyone wants to fight for it. it. ”
Liverpool have been denied the opportunity to continue their pursuit of an unprecedented quadruple on Sunday when Manchester City returns with Aston Villa to the Premier League title ahead of Jurgen Klopp’s men.
Although the players were disappointed, captain Jordan Henderson told the media they were only looking at Saturday.
“The situation is good if we are honest,” he said. “The training was very good today, I can see the joy in them, they are ready for the weekend.
“Yes, we are disappointed Sunday with the result, as we are very close and find out what happened in another game. It was hard to take, but I could not be proud of the players of the season and the way. We competed in every single tournament.
“We gave it our all, we played a lot of games we could have played, won two trophies so far and got a big chance on Saturday to win another one.
“Everything is fine here, good behavior in the camp, and we can’t wait to get back on Saturday and give up everything for the last time this season and try to cross the line to get the UEFA Champions League trophy back. Liverpool.”