Dejan Lovren has opened up his conversations with Mohamed Salah regarding his future plans at Liverpool.
During his chat with the Spanish newspaper, the Egyptian forward described the La Liga giants as “top clubs”.
He also said he was “disappointed” not to have been named captain for Liverpool’s Champions League clash with Midtjylland earlier in the season.
Meanwhile, Bayern Munich have made no secret of their admiration for the Egyptian forward, who is the top scorer in the Premier League this season with 16 goals.
“In my opinion, Salah is the [Lionel] Messi of Africa and of course he has the skills to play for the best teams in the world,” Bayern CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge told ON Time Sports .
“What he [Salah] has achieved can be compared to what Messi and [Cristiano] Ronaldo did with Barcelona and Real Madrid.”
Rummenigge also declared it would be an “honour” to bring the 28-year-old to the Allianz Arena.
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Despite his transfer links with other giant clubs across Europe, Lovren claims Salah’s long-term future is at Anfield.
Although the centre-back left for Zenit Saint Petersburg last summer, he remains very close with his former teammate.
Lifting the lid on his regular chats with Salah, Lovren told talkSPORT : “I’m still in communication with Mo Salah. We are best buddies. We talk about everything.
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“Mo is committed, not just for Liverpool but for all the fans and for himself. He is the biggest critic of himself when he doesn’t do well.
“I’m not surprised he is doing well individually, when you look at how many goals he has scored, he is amazing at the moment.
“There needs to be love from both ways (both Salah and Liverpool), I see now that they have it, so why not [stay]?”
Lovren couldn’t help but aim a playful dig at Salah – who is under contract until 2023 – as he claimed the forward could stay at Anfield for up to six more years.
The Croatian added: “Mo is in the best age of his football career at 28 – maybe he looks a little bit older – but he is in the peak of his form.
“Why not stay another four, five or six years?”
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