Former Mohamed Salah coach explains why Liverpool star rejected transfer to Real Madrid


Mohamed Salah refused Real Madrid because he is “comfortable” in Liverpool, said the former deputy director of Egypt.

Hany Ramzy says Salah discussed Real’s interest with him and former Egyptian boss Hector Cuper at a training camp in March 2018 before the World Cup in Russia.

Ramzy says that Real were ready to make the Egyptian star a lucrative offer to leave Anfield for the Bernabeu after just one season.

Ramzy says he rejected Real and Liverpool rewarded him with a new five-year contract in July 2018 in recognition of his goal of 44 goals in 52 games in his first campaign.

Salah was lucky to move to Real Madrid in 2018

“When I worked with Hector Cuper, we had a training camp in Switzerland,” said Ramzy.

“I was talking to Salah and he told me that Real Madrid had sent him an offer.

“The offer was really good, but Salah discussed it with me and Mr. Cuper, and he decided to stay in Liverpool because he was comfortable there. “

Salah may also have been pushed back from Real Madrid after being injured in a tangle with Los Blancos veteran Sergio Ramos in the 2018 Champions League final.

The great Italian Giorgio Chiellini says that Ramos “was aware” that he could have injured Salah during the meeting.

“He, Sergio the master, has always said that it was involuntary,” writes Chiellini in his autobiography, as reported in the Spanish publication AS.

“But he was aware that by falling like he did, without loosening his grip on that grip, nine times out of 10, you can break your opponent’s arm. “

Liverpool lost the final 3-1 but Salah bounced back from their injury in the 2018/19 season.

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The Egyptian helped the Reds avenge the anxiety of the 2018 final by winning the Champions League trophy.

Salah’s 22 Premier League goals saw him win a second Golden Boot alongside teammate Sadio Mane and Arsenal Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

The 27-year-old has scored 16 goals and helped six times in the current campaign to lead Liverpool to the brink of his first champion title in 30 years.

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