Supporters will also earnestly be hoping that Salah will continue this season's antics into next year as well.
Salah secured the Premier League Golden Boot for 2017-2018 after finishing the season with 32 goals of his 36 appearances.
Georginio Wijnaldum and Roberto Firmino then both wasted a glorious opportunity apiece before Lovren showed the attackers how to do it, rising highest in a crammed penalty area to nod past Ryan and kill the contest off after just 40 minutes.
"He told me that he is happy with what I am doing".
"It's good to have competition, it's great for the Premier League to have two players at the 30-goal mark", he said.
Recent rumours suggested the coach known as "the Brain" could be set for a return ahead of Liverpool's Champions League final, which is due to take place on May 26, but Pearce has quashed those rumours in a Q&A with the Echo.
Reflecting on his success, 57-cap Salah said, "They say I didn't have success here the first time". The Uruguayan played 10 games less due to ban and almost won the title for what was considered a very weak Liverpool team.
Mohamed Salah could yet write one final crowning chapter in what has been a phenomenal season for Liverpool's Egyptian worldwide.
The game is available to see across a multitude of channels across the world and you can find the appropriate one in your country following this handy guide. "I like him a lot".
"The top six now is so strong, everyone's really competitive, so for us to finish in the top three for a third year in a row is brilliant". We have had many more good games than we played last season, some of them outstandingly good performances.
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has warned his teammates that they face a "very hard match" in next week's Champions League final against Liverpool. It's going to be a tough game - we know they have so much quality.