Mirror reveals a secret clause in Mohamed Salah’s contract with Liverpool that gives him to leave for Spain


The English newspaper “Mirror” highlighted five players in English Premier League They have a special clause related to the Ballon d’Or, in their contracts with their teams.

The Premier League has not featured a winner since Cristiano Ronaldo in 2008, and Virgil van Dijk was painfully close to ending the drought in 2019, but Lionel Messi He won it then.

And reports in the previous period stated that Manchester United striker Anthony Martial has a special clause in his contract, allowing his former club, Monaco, to obtain 7.2 million pounds if he obtains the Ballon d’Or.

Monaco included this clause in Anthony Martial’s transfer contract to Manchester United, where he was in his prime at the time, and the French club thought that the player would be able to achieve the Ballon d’Or if he continued at his level.

In the midst of this, the English newspaper “Mirror” decided to talk about four other players in the English Premier League who have such a condition.

The strange thing is that “Mirror” mentioned that the Egyptian star Mohamed Salah He has a Golden Ball clause in his contract with Liverpool.

Mohamed Salah and Martial

And “Mirror” said in its report, quoting Spanish “Don Balon”, “Mohamed Salah has a secret clause in his contract with Liverpool, which states that if he does not win the Golden Ball award at Anfield, he can demand a move to Barcelona or Real Madrid.”

The current contract of Mohamed Salah with Liverpool will expire in the summer of 2023, and concerns are growing about the future of the Egyptian star, as the issue of moving to the Spanish League is a possibility.

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Other than Mohamed Salah, there is the Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo, who returned to Manchester United again in the last summer transfer season, coming from Juventus.

And she indicated, quoting the “Daily Star”, that Ronaldos contract guarantees him a bonus of one million pounds if Manchester United win the Champions League, or win the Ballon d’Or or the best player in Europe.

Another Premier League player who has a Ballon d’Or clause in his contract is Liverpool’s Thiago Alcantara, who moved to Anfield from Bayern Munich in the summer of 2020.

The financial value of the deal amounted to 26 million pounds, with an amount of 6 million pounds as an item related to performance and bonuses that must be paid to the German champions according to specific conditions, such as Liverpool winning the English Premier League and the Champions League again, in addition to matters related to individual awards, especially the Golden Ball. .

Not only those, there is also the Portuguese Bruno Fernandes who signed for Manchester United from Sporting Lisbon in January of 2020.

Manchester United agreed to pay 42 million pounds as the value of the deal, while he paid 5 million euros as well, after the Portuguese played 20 games with the club, in addition to 5 million euros in qualifying for the Champions League.

Sporting Lisbon prepared for the future well, as it included a special clause allowing him to get some amount of money, without revealing its value, when Bruno Fernandes reached 50 games with Manchester United, in addition to receiving the Golden Ball.


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