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Saudi Pro League giants join pursuit of Liverpool superstar Mohamed Salah

Salah has been on the radar of Al-Ittihad since the summer, but now Neymar's Al-Hilal have joined the chase

In a surprising turn of events, Al-Ittihad, the Saudi Pro League team, is no longer alone in its pursuit of Liverpool superstar Mohamed Salah. The club's rivals Al-Hilal have reportedly joined the race to sign the Egyptian forward.

According to Italian journalist Rudy Galetti, current Saudi Pro League table leaders Al-Hilal have made contact with Salah's entourage. They are planning to make their move for the prolific forward at the end of this season. This development adds another layer to an already intriguing saga surrounding one of football's most sought-after players.

Speculation over Salah’s future at Liverpool has been rife since last summer when Al-Ittihad attempted to sign him. The 31-year-old even agreed on personal terms with the Reds attacker. However, despite offers reaching up to £150 million from Al-Numoor, Liverpool rejected all advances for their star player.

Despite this setback, interest in the Liverpool top scorer remains high among Middle Eastern clubs.

Saudi Pro League's director of football has already announced his intention to bring Salah to Saudi

Mohamed Salah has proven himself as one of Premier League’s standout performers this season. He boasts an impressive record with 18 goals and nine assists across 27 games in various competitions so far.

Michael Emenalo, director of football for the Saudi Pro League expressed his enthusiasm about potentially welcoming such a talent into their league.

Michael Emenalo, director of football for the Saudi Pro League, said:

"If Mo Salah is available, has an interest to come and everything is aligned, I would be incredibly delighted."

Salah has just over a year left on his contract at Liverpool which he joined from AS Roma back in 2017. During his time at Anfield outfit so far he has won seven major trophies including Champions league and Premier League titles making him a valuable asset for the club.

The race to sign Mohamed Salah is heating up, with Al-Hilal now joining Al-Ittihad in their pursuit of the Liverpool superstar. As speculation continues to grow over his future at Anfield, fans and sports betting enthusiasts alike will be keeping a close eye on developments. With his contract nearing its end and his performance remaining consistently high, it's clear that Salah's next move could shake up football's landscape.

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