sport news Liverpool BLOCKED Mo Salah from representing Egypt at the Olympics, according ...

sport news Liverpool BLOCKED Mo Salah from representing Egypt at the Olympics, according ...
sport news Liverpool BLOCKED Mo Salah from representing Egypt at the Olympics, according ...
Liverpool BLOCKED Mo Salah from representing Egypt at the Tokyo Olympics this summer, according to the Egyptian FA... with the tournament set to finish just seven days before the start of the Premier League season

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Mo Salah was blocked by Liverpool from attending the Olympic Games, according to the Egyptian FA. 

The Games are due to happen this summer in Tokyo, one year on from the original date, and the Reds star reportedly hoped to play for his international side in the Japanese capital.

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However, clubs are not forced to release players as Olympic matches are not on the official FIFA calendar, meaning Liverpool could reject Salah and Egypt's request.

Liverpool have reportedly refused to allow Mo Salah (right) to play at the Olympics for Egypt

Liverpool have reportedly refused to allow Mo Salah (right) to play at the Olympics for Egypt

The Egyptian FA said Salah wanted to go; but Liverpool have the right to refuse to release him

The Egyptian FA said Salah wanted to go; but Liverpool have the right to refuse to release him

Egypt coach Shawky Gharib has claimed he asked the Premier League club on numerous occasions to let talismanic forward and star player Salah go.

He said: 'I tried many, many times with Liverpool, as did the Egypt FA, to persuade them to let Salah be a part of the Olympic team but they refused completely.

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