Mo Salah has spoken to Spanish news paper Marca ahead of Liverpool’s clash with Real Madrid in the Champions League Quarter Finals next week and has once again revealed that he would be open to playing in Spain.
Back in December he gave another interview with AS in which he said he’d be open to playing for Real Madrid or Barcelona and his comments are likely to once again cast a shadow over his long term future at Liverpool.
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The interview is a question and answer session and Salah is asked directly about his future.
Question: “Do you see yourself at another club after four years at Liverpool? Is it time to move on?”
Salah: It’s not up to me. We’ll see what happens but I prefer not to talk about that now.”
Question: You’ve played in England and Italy. Are you keen to try out Spanish football?
Salah: I hope to be able to play for many more years. Why not? No one knows what’s going to happen in the future, so…”
KIEV, UKRAINE – MAY 26: Sergio Ramos of Real Madrid and Sadio Mane of Liverpool console Mohamed Salah of Liverpool as he leaves the pitch injured during the UEFA Champions League Final between Real Madrid and Liverpool at NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium on May 26, 2018 in Kiev, Ukraine. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
Mo Salah also addresses his upcoming reunion with Sergio Ramos. The two clashed during the Champions League Final in 2018.
Question: “Do you have special motivation to get revenge for Kiev?
Salah: Let’s just say that I have special motivation to win the tie and go through to the semi finals. What’s going to happen now isn’t going to change the result of the final in Kiev. That’s in the past.”
Question: And is there a special motivation to face Sergio Ramos again?
Salah: (Laughs) That game is in the past, so I don’t think about it. I’m thinking about the team. Everyone is focused on their team and everyone wants to win… that’s it.”
Salah was also asked what he felt had changed at Liverpool since the 2018 final and his response was that much has changed.
“Since then, we’ve won the Premier League and the Champions League. We’re winners. That’s a big change.”