It appears that Mohamed Salah might be flying to London despite earlier reports that no medical was booked for this week. Smoke and mirrors. It seems that Liverpool and AS Roma agreed a fee that will see the ridiculously rapid wide player join Jürgen Klopp’s attacking options.
The wonderfully twitchy arena of Twitter, redolent of a feeding frenzy at a competitively-priced and satisfying buffet, has provided many sources that seem credible. First, let’s start with his flight number considering we have restraint and would never follow a flight so closely. Flight number MS779 (Egypt Air) from Cairo to London to arrive at 09:05PM BST at London Heathrow Terminal 2.
Second, let's take a look at the source of these reports. They are coming from Egyptian journalists who have closer links to Salah and his camp. Expect the likes of James Pearce and Paul Joyce to produce follow-on reports sometime on Tuesday. If Salah arrives as expected, Wednesday should be the day for a medical and a cathartic lean.
Salah is very good and can get better. It looks like Liverpool will follow up the signing of Dominic Solanke with one of the main players targeted to improve the first-team squad immediately. Solanke is one for the future, but Salah addresses immediate needs. Now, we wait for Liverpool’s new number nine...