Mo Salah was set to move to Chelsea before his deal made him the highest paid player in Liverpool historySunSport can specifically reveal.
Salah made it clear to Cope owners Fenway Sports Group through agent Remy Abbas that he would consider returning. Stamford BridgeWhere he spent two years from 2014-16.
The Blues’ threat forced Salah to undergo a major rethink before handing a deal that would see him at least £62m in the bank.
Elsewhere, Manchester City are closing in on the sensational signing of Calvin Phillips as the England international was spotted at a civilian medical facility.
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