Liverpool legend John Barnes has named his preferrred inheritor to Mohamed Salah’s throne at Anfield – and he is Premier League confirmed.
Salah has been an attacking pressure to reckoned with ever since becoming a member of the Reds in 2017, performing as a dependable supply of targets season-on-season.
Having bagged 204 targets in 332 video games below Jurgen Klopp, the 31-year-old is a bona fide legend at Anfield, possessing a scoring file that shall be all however unattainable for any successor to copy.
However, with the Egyptian’s present contract expiring in the summertime of 2025, there’s hypothesis that the Reds might resolve to money in on their talisman this yr, amid mega-money curiosity from the Middle East.
As such, Barnes has earmarked Wolves star Pedro Neto as a man who may go on to interchange Salah on Liverpool’s wing.
He instructed MyBettingSites: “I’ve at all times favored Pedro Neto – at all times favored him. If you are searching for a profile of a winger that might go well with Liverpool right down to the bottom, that winger is Pedro Neto.
“He would go well with Liverpool greater than some other membership. He’s direct; he is fast. He’s a bit like Mo Salah, the place he is direct and at all times performs properly.
“He’s had his injury issues which have held him back, but you can see that he can play for any of the top clubs.”
The 23-year-old has been one in every of Gary O’Neil’s star performers this season, offering 10 aim contributions within the Premier League – together with eight assists.
Wolves subsequently will not be eager to lose yet one more Portuguese expertise to the Reds, having offered Diogo Jota to Klopp again in 2020, who has gone on to grow to be a daily on the scoresheet at Anfield.
With Neto so integral to their trigger, Wolves would reportedly solely contemplate affords within the area of at the least £60m for the participant.