Paul Merson has suggested that Liverpool should consider selling Mohamed Salah if an offer of £200m was made.

Speaking on Sky Sports News, the pundit made the claim that the Reds could think about offloading the 31-year-old if Al-Ittihad came back in with an offer close to £200m.

The Saudi Arabia side have had a bid rejected today worth £125m for Salah, yet there is an expectation that Al-Ittihad will return later today with a bigger bid.

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And Merson thinks Liverpool could be tempted into accepting an offer if it proved too good to turn down. The pundit said: “£200m. I don’t think you can [reject it] for a 31-year-old.

“If they don’t win the league this year, he’s 32 next year and it soon starts going quickly. 32, 33 – before then the goals start drifting and cutting away. It’s going to be a hard one, but £200m would be irresistible.”

Liverpool might have to consider new Salah bid

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£125m for a 31-year-old winger is quite the offer to be turning down, even for a player as important as Salah to Liverpool.

And if Al-Ittihad return with another bid, it could be hard for the Reds to reject that kind of money, even if they fail to sign a replacement today.

Indeed, Liverpool face a massive dilemma this deadline day, and a second bid from the Saudi Arabia side could be enough to convince the Reds to sell the Egyptian international.

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