Liverpool's Mo Salah ignoring Real Madrid links, loving Premier League

Liverpool's Mo Salah ignoring Real Madrid links, loving Premier League
From ESPN - February 8, 2018

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah says he likes La Liga's style of football, but does not want to comment on rumours linking him to Real Madrid as he is happy at Anfield.

Egypt international Salah, 25, has been a revelation since his 34 million arrival from Roma last summer, with 28 goals in 34 games for Jurgen Klopp's side, including five in the Champions League.

He scored twice in Sunday's 2-2 draw with Tottenham Hotspur, making him the quickest player to 20 Premier League goals for Liverpool. Salah did it in 23 games, and the last Liverpool player to do it quicker in top-flight football was Fred Pagnam in 1915.

That form has led to speculation that Madrid could target Salah next summer, with Egypt coach Hector Cuper suggesting a move to the Bernabeu would suit the player.

Salah told Marca that he could not comment on what Cuper had said and stressed he was happy at Anfield.

"I do not have much to say about that," Salah said. "If I must say anything, it is that I am happy at Liverpool."

Liverpool have lost Luis Suarez and Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona in recent seasons, but Salah is ignoring links with a move to La Liga.

"For the moment I am here [in England]," he said. "I want to focus on my team, and to end the season very well. I love the Premier League, the football here.


Continue reading at ESPN »