There had been a long stand-off between Salah’s representatives and Liverpool about a new contract, mainly because the winger wishes to become a better-paid player for all that he has done at the club.
The winger has certainly been granted his wish, as he will reportedly now earn £350,000 per week, and his new deal sees him tied down at Anfield until the summer of 2025, and while that sort of money may be eye-watering for some people, Romano has praised the decision.
Romano has heaped praise on FSG for finally handing Salah his new contract.
He said: “Let me say that this is like a new signing for Liverpool, because he was out of contract in summer 2023, but Liverpool, with their owners and with a really good salary to Mo Salah, he’s going to be among the five [or] six best-paid players in the world, and this is how Liverpool did it.
“[They changed] the situation after Sadio Mane [left] the club, but then signing fantastic players like Darwin Nunez, fantastic talents like Fabio Carvalho – I love him – and Calvin Ramsay, and then extending Mo Salah’s contract during the summer.
“It is really important because they were facing a problem with Mo Salah maybe to have the player out of contract during the whole season, and they resolved the problem, they reached an agreement. Mo Salah stays at Liverpool for three years, congrats to Liverpool.”
TIF Thoughts on Salah’s new contract…
The Egypt international is now tied down long-term at Anfield, which will see him turn 33 when he comes to the end of his new deal, which could potentially become problematic for someone earning that much money at such an old age.
However, there is no dispute that he does deserve this new bumper contract for what he’s done at Anfield, with 156 goals across all competitions in 254 appearances, so as long as he keeps turning up on the pitch, nobody will have complaints.