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Jurgen Klopp insists Mohamed Salah's contract situation is NOT a distraction after misfiring Egyptian claimed his future was 'in the club's hands' after hinting at Real Madrid or Barcelona move

Jurgen Klopp claims speculation over Mohamed Salah's future at Liverpool will not disrupt the Premier League champions' season ahead of a difficult fixture list.

Egyptian star Salah caused a stir in December by revealing he would be open to a move to either Real Madrid or Barcelona but insisted his fate is still in the hands of Liverpool.

With Liverpool struggling for league form after a five-game winless, including four games without a goal, Reds boss Klopp insists talk of a potential Salah exit is not a distraction.

Jurgen Klopp (left) insists speculation over Mo Salah's (right) future will not disrupt Liverpool
Salah hinted at a move to Spain last month but has insisted his future is in Liverpool's hands

When asked whether Liverpool could be affected by the speculation surrounding Salah, Klopp said: 'I don't think so.