The Red Devils will have to face City of Manchester Sunday is here, but there is a difficult trip to Benfica in the first leg of the Champions League quarter-final on Tuesday.
Today’s roundup features some transfer negotiations with Mohamed Salah and Divock Origi, as well as some tidbits from Jurgen Klopp. Without further ado, check out the latest Red Devils stories as of April 4, 2022.
Klopp pleased with Salah contract negotiations
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has revealed that he is delighted that the club and Mohamed Salah’s representatives are in contact about a new contract for the Egyptian.
“I’m happy with it because there’s nothing new to say. It’s just fine. The decision sides are talking to each other and that’s all I need.”
Salah has yet to sign an extension, but is close to reaching a new deal. Liverpool ready (h/t Mirror) to add another year to the original three-year deal they had planned.
The 29-year-old winger has scored just one goal in his last six matches in all competitions. He hopes to improve on his 28-goal record in the coming weeks.
Liverpool will have full squad for Benfica clash
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has revealed the club will have a full squad to choose from for Tuesday’s clash with Benfica.
Klopp said reporters:
“Yes, there is a complete lineup available. Curtis is just a little swollen, [it] disappeared then overnight, fine. Same with Joel, this is really helpful because it looks so weird. Yeah, and Trent has been training now for four or five days, I’m not sure exactly, but yeah, he’s ready too. ”
The Reds will be hoping to avoid a upset in the first leg of Tuesday’s quarter-final and gain the advantage from Estadio da Luz.
Fenerbahce joins race for Origi .’s signature
According to Turkish sources TakvimFenerbahce is interested in signing Divock Origi and has opened negotiations with the Belgian’s camp.
Origi has been link with a move to AC Milan. The Rossoneri are willing to pay him €4 million per year and offer him a four-year contract.
It remains to be seen whether the Belgian will carry out a three-year deal with Fenerbahce as Takvim has reported.
Origi has been on the fringes of the Liverpool team this season and has made just five appearances for the Reds.