Egypt has a year left on its deal at Anfield and talks on an extension are at a standstill.
Salah would like to increase his weekly salary to around £400,000 a week and believes his performance needs such an increase.
However, Liverpool fear slashing their pay structure will cause bigger problems down the line and are set to leave Sadio Mane this summer, despite their preference to keep Senegal ahead.
Salah is open to staying at Liverpool but will leave the club on a free transfer in 2023 unless he receives a significant increase in offer.
The Athletic reports that, with Salah leaving next summer, his priority is to stay in England and he is set to join Premier League rivals.
It is claimed that face-to-face talks on the extension were last held in December and little progress has been made in the past six months.
Salah has scored 156 goals in 254 games for Liverpool since joining Roma in 2017 and his representatives say the salary he is requesting will only make him the sixth best-paid player on the planet. which they feel is representative of their standing. Play.
However, he has just turned 30, and Liverpool are committed to such an outlay.
The likes of Manchester City, Chelsea and Manchester United would be desperate to sign Salah if he was available on the open market in 2023.
Only those three clubs will be able to meet Salah’s wage demands, but it remains to be seen whether Egypt will actually go through with such a controversial move.
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