Mohamed Salah has reportedly been pictured having lunch with Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi amid reports of Qatari investment in Liverpool.
The Egyptian allegedly met the PSG chief at the Ritz Restaurant in London earlier this month, around the time of the club’s 3-1 loss to Brentford.
The PSG president’s Qatar Sports Investment (QSI) group are planning to invest in a Premier League club, with reports claiming that they have already held talks with Daniel Levy over buying a minority stake in Tottenham Hotspur.
However, The Mirror reports that Liverpool owners Fenway Sports Group’s preference to sell a minority stake, rather than allow a full takeover, may increase the likelihood of QSI investing in the club.
The report also states that the meeting between Salah and the PSG chief is not believed to be about a potential move to the French capital for the player, as he recently signed a new £350,000-per-week contract to keep him at Anfield until 2025.
The outlet also claims that the meeting may well have been by chance, given the fact that the BeIN media group, that Al-Khelaifi is the president of, has its UK headquarters in London.