Jamie Carragher jokes he knew all along as Mohamed Salah signs new contract after tweeting agent Ramy Abbas Issa
Jamie Carragher likes to think he’s Mr Liverpool – but Mohamed Salah’s new contract with the Reds is news he hasn’t had the inside scoop on.
And it was evident when, minutes before the club announced the superstar striker was staying, he sent Salah’s agent a rather grumpy tweet.
Agent Ramy Abbas Issa has hurt Liverpool fans for the past year or so with multiple cryptic tweets about his client amid rumors Salah could leave the club.
He first intensified speculation when Salah started the season with a goal in a 3-0 win over Norwich with a tweet saying: ‘Hope they watch’.
Then he tweeted an image of Egyptian laughter, which some interpreted as Abbas Issa suggesting Liverpool’s latest offer was laughable.
Another mysterious message on Friday really caught the attention of Liverpool fans across the country, including Carragher.
A laughing emoji posted by Abbas Issa was answered by the former centre-back, who replied: “All the Reds love your client, and if he has to leave next summer, we wish him well and say a big Thanks But we can live without this cryptic shit for the next 12 months!
“[Mo Salah] a word !!”
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Less than an hour after the tweet was sent, the Reds have confirmed that Salah has signed what is a three-year contract, making him the highest paid player in Reds history.
And the former Liverpool defender tried to play along by sending a follow-up tweet, which no one believed.
Carragher replied to his own post, adding: ‘We fooled them all, Chief.
If you say so, Jamie…
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