Liverpool's Mohamed Salah should leave if trophies don't arrive soon - Egypt coach

Jurgen Klopp hugs Sadio Mane

Sadio Mane has scored 40 goals in 89 appearances for Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool side

Liverpool have announced that Sadio Mane has agreed terms on a new long-term contract, with sources telling ESPN FC that the new deal runs until 2023.

"To extend a contract is more than a signing, it is a statement". I came here and was very happy.

"It shows the change the club has made". A few seasons ago players at the peak of their careers thought they had to leave the club to take the next step but now the boys believe they can achieve their ambitions here. "It's obvious that they think that so that is good". "Insane world - if players don't play the last five games they [the media] open the transfer market but we are not involved in that".

"He is only here because he has the quality to help us".

The manager emphasised that it is not as simple as just randomly giving chances to his players and that the strong form of the options ahead of both Solanke and Origi plays a major role in keeping the duo on the bench.

Egypt coach Javier Aguirre had speculated that Salah could leave Liverpool if they did not win a title in the next two seasons, but Klopp dismissed the threat. "I don't agree with that but it's a free world and he can say anything he wants".

Solanke gave another hint of his talent during the November worldwide break, as he managed four goals in two games for the England under-21 side against Denmark and Italy.

Klopp has sympathy for the fact the 21-year-old has still not played a single minute at senior level for his club this season and is clear on what makes him think Solanke's time at Anfield will come.

"He's settled, yes", Klopp said. Can I be sure we will see that? We will talk and decide on the way forward, but after the internationals I don't think anyone need worry about the future of English football.

Meanwhile, Liverpool are now unbeaten in the Premier League and only trail leaders Manchester City by two points, with Salah bagging eight times so far this season.

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