By Anthony Hay for MailOnline
Published: 13:54 GMT, 12 February 2020 | Updated: 14:13 GMT, 12 February 2020
Egypt have confirmed their plans to name Liverpool star Mohamed Salah in their squad for this summer's Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Under 23 coach Shawky Gharib has said Salah will be one of three senior stars named in their squad for the prestigious event.
News of Salah's inclusion will come as a blow to Jurgen Klopp as the German wanted one of his star players with him during pre-season.
Mohamed Salah looks set to miss the start of next season as he will be called up by Egypt
Egypt have confirmed they plan to call up star man Salah to their squad for the Olympics
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