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Klopp vs. Salah: Inside source opens up on what really happened



Klopp vs. Salah: Inside source opens up on what really happened

Liverpool’s match versus West Ham United over at the weekend was all the talk not for the result the Reds avoided or were unlucky to carve out but on the incident between Jurgen Klopp and Mohamed Sslah.

Following the dug out bust up between manager and player, an inside source from Liverpool has revealed what really happened on the pitch side and what stands to happen in the coming days.

Though Jurgen Klopp swiftly downplayed the altercation in his post-match interviews, Salah reignited the controversy with a pointed comment as he passed journalists in the mixed zone, adding fuel to the fire.

New insights have emerged shedding light on the root cause of the touchline confrontation. According to a source cited by The Sun, Salah’s refusal to engage in the customary pre-substitution hug with Klopp was the catalyst for the altercation.

Mo Salah vs Jurgen Klopp bust-up divides opinion as Jamie Carragher and  Alan Shearer disagree - Mirror Online

Klopp, known for his emphasis on player-manager interaction, reportedly felt slighted by Salah’s demeanor, compounded by the forward’s evident frustration at being omitted from the starting lineup.

The source revealed,

“This has happened occasionally with Jurgen and other players. He is very big on interaction with his subs before they go on and felt it didn’t happen at first with Mo. Mo was obviously annoyed at being left out of the team and wasn’t in the best of moods while Jurgen wasn’t happy with his behavior.”

Many posit that the pitch side clash could be a get out of jail card for Mohamed Salah as Jurgen Klopp departs the club at the end of the season. Whereas other reports say incoming manager Arne Slot will want to keep the Egyptian at the club.