Liverpool FC: Mohamed Salah eligible after securing visa

The Egypt international returned to English football last month when he signed a £39million deal with the Merseyside club. He missed the Reds' first pre-season game against Tranmere.

Liverpool's record signing Mohamed Salah is now eligible to play for his new club after his visa was confirmed.

The former Chelsea forward returned to English football last month when he moved to the Merseyside club from Roma in a deal worth £39million.

He missed their opening pre-season match - a 4-0 win at nearby Tranmere on Wednesday - after travelling to Paris to secure his visa.

Liverpool's new signing Mohamed Salah is free to play for the Reds after securing a work visa

Liverpool's new signing Mohamed Salah is free to play for the Reds after securing a work visa

The Egypt international became Liverpool's most expensive player when he joined for £39m

The Egypt international became Liverpool's most expensive player when he joined for £39m

LIVERPOOL'S PRE-SEASON SCHEDULE 

July 14: Wigan (a)

July 19: Crystal Palace (Hong Kong)

July 22: TBC (Hong Kong)

July 29: Hertha Berlin (a)

August 1: Bayern Munich (a)

August 2: TBC (a)

August 5: Athletic Bilbao (h) 

Despite returning to training at Melwood last week, the 25-year-old had to attend a meeting at the British Embassy in the French capital to satisfy immigration rules.

Salah was required to leave the United Kingdom and return again before he could feature for the Reds. Having now arrived back in Merseyside, he is free to take part in the Reds' remaining pre-season matches.

They return to action on Friday with a visit to the DW Stadium to face Wigan Athletic. 

Jurgen Klopp's side have up to seven games before they begin their Premier League campaign against Watford.

After taking on Wigan, they face Crystal Palace before clashes with Bayern Munich and Athletic Bilbao.

Salah could now feature in the rest of Liverpool's pre-season after missing the win at Tranmere

Salah could now feature in the rest of Liverpool's pre-season after missing the win at Tranmere