Liverpool’s Richard Hughes Faces Another Nightmare as Star Player Could Depart Following Salah’s Exit

Liverpool star Luis Diaz finds himself at a ‘crossroads’ this summer, as reported. The incoming Liverpool sporting director Richard Hughes is facing a challenging first summer, compounded by Paris Saint-Germain’s interest in Luis Diaz’s uncertain future at Anfield.

Diaz, who arrived at Merseyside from Porto in January 2022, has enjoyed success but has yet to extend his contract beyond 2027. Talks regarding Diaz’s future are expected to take place during the summer, with reported interest from PSG and Barcelona.

However, financial issues at Barcelona may hinder a potential move for the player. There are indications of a ‘crossroads’ situation between Liverpool and Diaz regarding contract extension or a potential sale, which could maximize the fee for the player.

Diaz’s agent, Raul Costa, has reportedly visited the United Kingdom to meet his client, indicating active discussions. Furthermore, Liverpool welcomes new sporting chief Richard Hughes to Anfield, who is set to work under FSG’s CEO of Football Michael Edwards.

Hughes is already anticipating a challenging summer, not only due to Diaz’s situation but also with the decision over Mohamed Salah’s future, who is likely to receive interest from Saudi Arabia. Salah’s contract situation gives him more leverage in deciding his future, making it crucial for Hughes to oversee the manager’s start at Anfield and make significant decisions in the coming months.

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