Gharib has confirmed he plans to include Salah as one of his three over-age players for the tournament due to take place in Tokyo.
On 23 July 2008, ahead of the Beijing Summer Olympics, FIFA released a circular as a supplement to their own regulations, in which the obligation on clubs to release U23 and senior players for the tournament was addressed. "I have chosen Salah in an expanded list of 50 players to select 18 players heading to Tokyo", he said.More news: Coronavirus: Woman diagnosed in London went to A&E in an Uber
Salah was part of the Liverpool team which won the Champions League last season and they are now runaway leaders in the Premier League with the Egyptian their top scorer on 14 goals.
Liverpool's Premier League season resumes with a trip to Norwich City on Saturday, and Salah is raring to go following the winter break.
He could only make the bench for the opening game of the league season, although did play over 100 minutes in the penalty shoot-out UEFA Super Cup victory over Chelsea in Istanbul days later and was not found wanting for form in the early months of the season.More news: Trump thanks Justice Department for softening sentence request for ally Roger Stone
"I haven't talked to Salah at all about him joining the Under-23 squad for the Olympics, but in all honesty, his participation in the Olympics will need a little effort from him as well".
"No decision has been made yet". I will certainly speak to Mo and also all that things. That's all. No decision made from either side, that's all I can say.
Timo Werner, Jadon Sancho and Samuel Chukwueze are among those linked to the Reds. "What he said is the same truth", he said, noting that Klopp had not ruled out or backed his player featuring in Tokyo.More news: Sydney coronavirus terror as visiting cruise ship suddenly locked down