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We can achieve a lot together, says Salah after signing long-term Liverpool deal

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winger has expressed his gratitude to everyone at the club after signing a long-term deal with the Premier League side.

The Reds announced on Monday morning that the 26-year-old, who joined the Reds from Serie A side AS Roma last year, signed a new long-term deal with the club.

“Hello to Liverpool fans, I’m very happy to say I have signed a new contract with the club,” Salah said in a video tweeted by Liverpool’s official account.

“My first year at the club was an incredible experience for me and my family. I have to thank everyone at Liverpool and also you, our supporters.”

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The Egypt international, who was named Liverpool Player of the Year, enjoyed an impressive debut season with the Premier League side as he scored a total of 44 goals in 52 appearances across all competitions with the club. He netted 32 goals in the league to become the record goalscorer in a 38-game Premier League campaign, winning the Golden Boot for the 2017/18 season.

He also helped Liverpool finish fourth in the Premier League standings last season and reach the UEFA Champions League final, before losing 3-1 to Real Madrid.

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Salah’s incredible form saw him collect a number of accolades including the PFA Players’ Player of the Year and the Football Writers’ Association’s Footballer of the Year. He also became the first ever player to win three Premier League Player of the Month awards in a season.

“I know we can achieve a lot of things together [and] I’m looking forward to seeing you. See you soon,” he added.

Liverpool returned to pre-season training on Monday but Salah is currently on holiday after the Egyptian national team exited the 2018 World Cup at the group stage, following losses to Uruguay, Russia and Saudi Arabia.

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