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mo go? D-day looms for Mohamed Salah as Liverpool legend hints he might be sold this summer


Mohamed Salah is a two-time Golden Boot winner with Liverpool (Peter Powell/PA)

Mohamed Salah is a two-time Golden Boot winner with Liverpool (Peter Powell/PA)

Mohamed Salah is a two-time Golden Boot winner with Liverpool (Peter Powell/PA)

Liverpool may be forced to sell Mohamed Salah this summer, if the Egyptian forward is not ready to commit to a new contract.

That's the verdict of Sunday World columnist John Aldridge, who believes Salah's future may lie away from Anfield, even if he guides the club into next season's Champions League.

Victory against Crystal Palace on the final day of the Premier League season on Sunday will be enough to secure Liverpool's place in the Premier League's top four, but former Reds striker Aldridge suspects the debate over what happens next for the club's leading goal scorer will then get underway.

"Salah has two years left on his contract and if he doesn't show a willingness to extend that, Liverpool will have to consider selling him this summer," stated Aldo.

"Even though he hasn't been at his best this season, Salah is still on course to finish the season as the Premier League's top scorer and it is a reminder that he is a class act.

"He will be 29 in June and Liverpool have to decide whether they want to keep him for the next few years or cash in on him now.

"There have been rumours that he is interested in a move to Real Madrid, but Salah and Liverpool will have that conversation in the next few weeks and there is no guarantee he will stay."

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has confirmed he does not expect to make any big-name signings this summer unless one of his star men makes an Anfield exit.

So if Salah make a move, Liverpool could be in the mix for one of the big name players likely to move on this summer, with Tottenham's Harry Kane among the strikers who may be up for grabs.

Read John Aldridge's column in this weekend's Sunday World as he gives his verdict on Liverpool's last day bid to claim a top four finish in the Premier League.

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