Liverpool FC didn’t have the kind of financial power that some of their Premier League rivals have, but despite that, they’ve been one of the most successful teams in Europe throughout their history, and have gone on to strike some of the smartest transfer deals in recent times. By paying players who are completely satisfied with them and it has worked perfectly for them.
The Egyptian star, Mohamed Salah, is one of the most important deals concluded by Liverpool in its history, due to the great levels that the pharaoh offers and breaking records during his five seasons with Liverpool so far in the Premier League.
Mohamed Salah officially joined Liverpool on June 22, 2017, with a historic deal worth 42 million euros, which made him the most expensive deal in the history of the Reds at the time.
Mohamed Salah participated in restoring the lost prestige of Liverpool, as the team won the Premier League title with him, absent from Anfield for 30 years, and won the runner-up title twice, one point ahead of champion Manchester City, in addition to that, the pharaoh led Liverpool to crowning the Champions League title. Europe at the expense of Tottenham, and lost the final twice against Real Madrid, and the Egyptian international won the Golden Boot title in the Premier League 3 times.Mohamed Salah has a huge balance of individual awards and tournaments during his journey with the Reds so far, most notably the crowning of the Premier League title 2020, the Champions League 2019, European Super Cup 2019, Club World Cup 2019, FA Cup and League Cup 2022 season. Mohamed Salah won the Player of the Year award from the Professional League in England, with the players’ vote, the 2018 and 2022 season, the Golden Boot award (the English Premier League top scorer), the 2018, 2019 and 2022 seasons, and a number of other individual awards.On his journey with Liverpool, Mohamed Salah scored 156 goals and 63 assists in all competitions, while the number of his goals in the English Premier League with the Reds is 118 goals in 180 matches, and he also made 48 goals for his teammates.The number of Mohamed Salah goals in the Premier League with Chelsea was only two, which he scored in his first season with the Blues 2013-2014, and he played in total with the team 13 games during a season and a half, and did not score more than two goals and made the same.
Below are the most influential deals in Liverpool’s history
- 1. Kenny Dalglish (£440,000 from Celtic in 1977)
The ‘King Kenny’, as he is called, has scored 172 goals from 515 appearances across all competitions for Liverpool.
- 2. Ian Rush (£300,000 from Chester City in 1980)
The Welshman scored 207 goals in his first spell before leaving for Juventus, and Rush returned to Liverpool in 1988 and scored 139 goals on his second assignment.
- 3- Mohamed Salah (£37m from Roma in 2017)
In 254 games in all competitions for Jurgen Klopp, Salah scored 156 goals and provided 63 assists .
- 4. Virgil van Dijk (£76.19m from Southampton in 2018)
Prior to Van Dijk’s arrival, Liverpool were known for their fierce attackers and competent midfielders, and the arrival of the Dutchman made them strong at the back and helped transform Liverpool into a team that could face the challenge on all fronts.
- 5. Sadio Mane (£34m from Southampton in 2016)
In 269 games across all competitions for Merseyside, Mane scored 120 goals and provided 48 assists.