On the back of a 44-goal debut campaign at Anfield, Salah has been showered with praise and prestigious awards.
The Egypt international is considered to be performing at a level which puts him in Ballon d’Or contention, and Rivaldo believes that should be drawing interest from Catalunya.
The 1999 World Player of the Year told Express Sport when asked who Barca should be looking to lure away from English football: “From the Premier League? Salah [because] he’s a great player. He is a game changer.”
Rivaldo believes that is wise, with the World Cup winner of the opinion that Salah has some way to go before he can claim to sit alongside two all-time greats, with another change of scenery required for a man who has already graced the Premier League and Serie A.
He added: “No, if he isn’t there, he’s close, but he needs to keep it up, like they do.
“I hope he does that as well, in other championships, that it’s not just a one championship thing.
“He has to keep what Cristiano Ronaldo and Messi kept for 10 years - he’s very close now.
“He’ll face more difficulties as the Premier League is harder than the Spanish Championship.”