'If I am in trouble' - Mohamed Salah speaks out on Jurgen Klopp relationship as Liverpool exit nears

Mohamed Salah says he will stay in contact with Jurgen Klopp for the rest of his life as the Liverpool superstar paid tribute to his outgoing manager.

Klopp brought Salah to Anfield for around £36m from Roma in the summer of 2017 and the Egyptian has since gone on to become one of the greatest goalscorers in history on Merseyside, with his 211 placing him fifth on the all-time list behind Billy Liddell, Gordon Hodgson, Roger Hunt and Ian Rush.

Under Klopp's guidance, Salah developed into one of the finest attackers in world football and the No.11 once more leads the Reds' scoring charts this term with 25 in all competitions ahead of Sunday's final game of the season at home to Wolves.

Salah says his relationship with Klopp brought out the best in both and revealed that he will keep in touch with the revered German forever as the club get set to wish him an emotional goodbye after nearly nine years this weekend.

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"I think at first in the first call we had, the thing that stuck in my mind was him explaining to me he wanted me to come here," Salah told Sky Sports. "And he basically explained to me that he was building a new team at the club and Sadio [Mane] and Bobby [Firmino] are there and he wanted me to play in the side.

"My football, he said: 'I am going to improve your football and give you the freedom to do what you want.' And then I was like OK, I am going to come. I came and then the rest, you can see.

"We are here for seven or eight years together so there are too many moments [to choose] but I think winning the Premier League in that game, when Chelsea beat Man City and also winning the Champions League is a thing that sticks in my mind because there are too many emotions involved."

Salah added: "I always look at this situation as a human being. He improved me as a player for sure and I helped him a lot as a manager for sure, we helped each other a lot and we gave everything to the club to win trophies, everyone can see that.

"But the thing I take from that as a human being, as a person, if I am in trouble I can speak to him and ask as a person. I think we will keep the communication for sure forever, for life. Because it is not just a relationship with work, we also take it outside and we are going to stay in contact forever."