Liverpool’s stance on Mohamed Salah leaving the club during the next week has not changed.

The Reds have so far stood firm in the face of rumours that Saudi side Al Ittihad are preparing an enormous offer in an attempt to land Salah.

And after more rumours emerged yesterday, journalist James Pearce took to Twitter to give an update at the slightly odd time of 12.40am.

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“LFC’s stance unchanged on Mohamed Salah. He’s not for sale,” Pearce wrote.

Plenty of claims and counterclaims have been going back over the last week or so. But from Liverpool point of view, it’s business as usual with Mo.

Liverpool stand firm on Salah

Although plenty of people seem determined to portray things otherwise, Salah was seen smiling and looking relaxed in training yesterday.

For the time being, there’s nothing at all to suggest that the 31-year-old is on his way out.

With just two days now to play out before the transfer window shuts, that looks like being the way things will stay.

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Of course, the Saudi Pro League window is open for a week longer than its European equivalent. So until it closes on September 7th, some slight worry will remain.

But as long as Liverpool’s stance remains clear, we don’t see it being a problem.

For all his will-he-won’t-he with his new contract last year, Salah has always seemed completely committed to Liverpool. It would be an unexpected shift in character to see him push to leave the Reds high and dry over the next week.

Quite what this all means for Mo’s long-term future remains to be seen. But it’s quite clear that Al Ittihad, Al Hilal, Al Ahli, Al Nassr, whoever it may be, their interest in the Egyptian isn’t going away. So, let’s get through the next week, and then prepare to do this all again in January.

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