Jurgen Klopp has performed down speculation linking Mohamed Salah with a transfer away from Liverpool.
Salah expressed his admiration for Real Madrid and Barcelona in an interview with Madrid-based newspaper AS final weekend, fuelling debate round his long-term future at Anfield.
The 28-year-old ahead, who has two-and-a-half years nonetheless to run on his contract, has scored 13 objectives in 13 Premier League video games to date this season.
“We never speak [about contracts],” Klopp stated.
“Mo is in a good mood and moment, shape and that is the most important thing. You would have seen him laughing a lot [today]. The rest is nice for you to write about but internally, nothing really [to say].”
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Liverpool are unbeaten of their final seven video games in all competitions and, after a 7-0 win towards Crystal Palace final Saturday, maintain a four-point lead on the high of the Premier League.
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The Reds are high at Christmas for the third season working, however regardless of that document Klopp is conscious his aspect want to take care of their excessive requirements with video games towards West Brom, Newcastle and Southampton to return over 9 days.
“It’s the best position you can be in the moment. Two years ago when we didn’t win the league after being top it wasn’t a lack of focus, it was just the quality of the opponent. This quality is still out there.”
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New West Brom boss Sam Allardyce was the final visiting supervisor to win at Anfield, having received 2-1 together with his Crystal Palace aspect again in April 2017 and Klopp is anticipating a stern examination from the struggling Baggies, stay on Sky Sports.
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Klopp stated: “Of course, it’s a tricky one. We analysed it this morning and it’s a mix of Everton when Sam was there [based] on his last game [at Everton] and his first game against Aston Villa. What I expect is a tough opponent.
“It was at all times powerful towards Sam Allardyce groups. They are properly organised, do not make a giant fuss about possession and of their state of affairs, they may go for a correct struggle.
“Sam is a specialist for organising teams for this type of fight. We expect a tough game.”
Klopp is hopeful midfield duo James Milner and Xherdan Shaqiri will each make their return from harm towards West Brom, however Thiago Alcantara will not be able to function.
Thiago final performed for Liverpool on October 17 when he suffered an harm through the Merseyside derby draw at Goodison Park.
“Thiago made his first steps towards team training,” Klopp added. “He is not involved in the full session but makes good steps.
“After, sadly, a very long time out we will not and won’t rush it. The different guys are nearer [to a return]. Shaq skilled, actually good.
“Millie, yesterday full session, today a bit adapted. We still have two more training days until we have to make decisions. It looks good.
“Thiago is not going to be concerned. He has to first return to full coaching classes however he isn’t too distant I hope.”
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