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02nd Jul 2022

Jamie Carragher jokes he knew about Mohamed Salah’s new deal after tweet at agent Ramy Abbas Issa

Daniel Brown

Carra knew all along…

Jamie Carragher has suggested that he knew Mohamed Salah was going to sign a new contract, after calling out Salah’s agent for his cryptic tweet regarding the Egyptian.

Salah signed a new long-term contract with the Reds which will see the attacker remain at Anfield until 2025, with his new deal making him the highest-paid player in the club’s history.

Prior to the Merseyside club announcing the news, Salah’s agent Ramy Abbas Issa tweeted a laughing emoji – which sent Reds supporters, and former player Carragher, into confusion.

Following Issa’s first tweet, which tricked Liverpool fans into thinking there were further problems renewing their star’s contract, Sky Sports pundit Carragher replied, appearing to criticise the agent.

“All Reds love your client,” Carragher tweeted.

“And if he is to leave next summer we will wish him well & say a big thank you. But we can do without this cryptic crap for the next 12 months! @MoSalah have a word!!”

Liverpool’s official Twitter account also replied to the agent with an emoji that had its hand on its face, seemingly referencing the amount of times the Egyptian’s agent has posted cryptic emojis online.

However, the Reds then shocked social media and announced that Salah had committed his long-term future to the club having had just one year left on his contract.

After this, Carragher backtracked on his initial rage at Salah’s agent, writing: “We fooled them all chief @MoSalah @RamyCol”.

Salah’s agent also responded back at Carragher with a laughing emoji.

Salah joined Liverpool from AS Roma in June 2017 and has registered 156 goals and 63 assists in 254 appearances.

The 30-year-old was named the FWA Footballer of the Year and the PFA Players’ Player of the Year for 2021/22 after helping to secure an FA Cup and League Cup double.

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