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The Egyptian had entered the final 12 months of his previous terms but after months of negotiations with the club he committed his future to Anfield with a massive new contract that has seen him become the best paid player in Liverpool's history.
There had been indications that he would run his contract down and move for free next summer but the 30-year-old eased fans' - and Jurgen Klopp's - worries on Friday.
Gary Neville (left) has claimed Mohamed Salah (right) has 'played' Liverpool over his new deal
However, while the Reds are celebrating their star's new deal, former Manchester United defender Neville believes Salah is the one who has won the negotiations.
Taking to social medial, the Sky Sports pundit wrote: 'Salah has played them hasn't he.'
Neville had previously predicted the Golden Boot winner would leave Merseyside for one of three European sides.
'I don't think he will stay at Liverpool for the rest of his career,' the player-turned-pundit said on "Sky Sports' Overlap fans' forum back in October 2021.
The former Manchester United defender took to social media to mock his arch-rivals
The Egyptian forward reached an agreement with the Reds to remain at Anfield until 2025
'It's my personal view. It's always been that view but I could be wrong.
'The Premier League would be weaker if he left. I just think you look at someone like Cristiano Ronaldo, David Beckham, Kylian Mbappe, it's not all about the money,' he stated.
'There's a project and there's something they have to achieve in their lives.
'They have to play at certain clubs, they have to go and experience certain things.
'I think Salah's got to