Even if Mohamed Salah completes his move from Liverpool, the Saudi Pro League may ban him if his agent violates a guideline.

The Egyptian superstar was extensively linked with a transfer to Al-Ittihad this summer, but Liverpool turned down a £150 million deal (with add-ons) last month. The Saudi transfer window ended on September 7, however he might be re-signed by a Saudi team in January or next summer.

According to journalist Ben Jacobs, Al-Hilal might join the competition for Salah since Al-Ittihad is not certain to be his preferred club. It implies that a transfer fight between numerous clubs to sign one of the game’s most renowned faces is possible.

The SPL will blacklist a player if his representation utilizes numerous teams’ interest to push up his salary, according to the New York Times (h/t SportBible). Although there is no evidence that it will happen, Mohamed Salah may face a league penalty if his agent attempts to take advantage of the situation.

Furthermore, the SPL will have to approve the sale of a player earning more than £2.29 million in salaries. Salah could have made roughly £127 million per year in Saudi Arabia, according to TalkSPORT.

Liverpool, on the other hand, stayed firm in their position and turned down bids for their fifth-highest goalscorer of all time. The 31-year-old signed a three-year contract with the Reds last summer, becoming him the team’s highest-paid player.

According to Capology, the former Chelsea and Fiorentina winger makes roughly £18.2 million per year at Anfield.

A statement from Mohamed Salah's representative on the Liverpool star's current position

Ramy Abbas, Mohamed Salah’s agent, has not specifically said that his client would leave Liverpool.

When news surfaced that Al-Ittihad was contemplating a move for the Egyptian winger on August 7, Abbas tweeted (h/t @RamyCol):

“If we had planned to leave LFC this year, we would not have renewed our contract last summer.” Mohamed has remained loyal to LFC.”

A few days later, the agent denied ever contemplating a prospective transfer to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. However, he hasn’t tweeted about the situation in over a month, despite the fact that the Saudis’ interest in Salah was confirmed with an offer.

It remains to be seen if the player will contemplate leaving Merseyside in the future to join a league with much higher income. It would also be fascinating to watch how they handle the matter if he is wanted by more than one SPL team.

Mohamed Salah has started four league games for Liverpool this season, scoring and assisting twice.

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