Ian Rush explains his secret role in renewing Mohamed Salah’s contract with Liverpool

Ian Rush revealed his secret role as the Liverpool legend played a key role in the renewal of Egyptian Mohamed Salah’s contract with the Reds.

Liverpool legend Ian Rush is close friends with Mohamed Salah’s agent, Rami Abbas Issa and played a key role in the striker signing a new three-year contract with the Reds.

Ian Rush told Mohamed Salah: “Go ahead and break my records.”

Legend Liverpool He revealed in his statements, which were published by the British newspaper “Mirror”: “I enjoyed a few meals with Rami in Dubai, where he lives, in France, London and Liverpool.”

He added: “Every time the conversation usually turns to Mo Salah and his future, I have consistently insisted that Mohamed Salah can become a true Liverpool legend if he stays for another three years and maintains his incredible standards.”

He continued: “There were great players in the past, in recent years there was Luis Suarez, Fernando Torres and Sadio Mane, but they did not stay long enough to become real legends.”

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And he added: “You need to continue to perform for 10 years at the highest level, Mo Salah can now achieve that.”

Rush, Liverpool’s all-time leading scorer, added: “I keep telling him that if he stays, he can break my records, I also said the grass isn’t always greener on the other side.”

He continued: “I was very happy because I came back to Liverpool where I was loved, everyone at Liverpool including the fans loves him, this is like a new signing.”

“I’m very happy, I hope to help in some way in my role as an ambassador for Liverpool, I honestly would love it if he became a record-breaker at the club.”

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