“'I haven't talked to Salah at all about him joining the U23 squad for the Olympics, but in all honesty, his participation in the Olympics will need a little effort from him as well.”
Salah's agent Ramy Abbas Issa responded to Gharib's comments by saying "no decision has been made yet".
If Salah is involved at the Olympics then he would miss Liverpool’s pre-season campaign as well as the start of the season.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said in January that Salah’s participation at the Olympics was still uncertain.
“Neither side has made a decision. I wish we could have whole squad together for pre-season but that is not possible for different reasons. The Olympics is a wonderful thing but it would not be too cool.”
Salah is the third-highest scorer in the Premier League this season with 14 goals.
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