Liverpool star Mohamed Salah told a new contract is not a priority

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah on the bench during the Reds' game against Brentford in February 2024.
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Danny Murphy believes Liverpool may need to be pragmatic in their approach when it comes to deciding whether or not to offer Mohamed Salah a lucrative new deal at the club.

The former Liverpool and England midfielder would prefer to see the Egyptian winger stay at the club – but says other players should take priority over the 31 year old at this stage of his career and this stage of the club’s development.

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Steven Chicken

Steven Chicken has been working as a football writer since 2009, taking in stints with Football365 and the Huddersfield Examiner. Steven still covers Huddersfield Town home and away for his own publication, Steven is a two-time nominee for Regional Journalist of the Year at the prestigious British Sports Journalism Awards, making the shortlist in 2020 and 2023.