Jurgen Klopp: Mohamed Salah joined Liverpool from Serie A outfit AS Roma during the summer transfer window of 2017. He has established himself among the best footballers in the world since.
The Egypt international has featured in 289 games (across all competitions) for the Merseyside outfit till now, scoring 173 goals and assisting 69 more. Mohamed Salah also won three Premier League Golden Shoes and was named Premier League Player of the Season during the 2017-18 season.
He played a key role during the Reds’ Premier League triumph during the 2019-20 season and their UEFA Champions League success in 2018-19.
The 30-year-old attacker also helped the win one FA Cup, one EFL Cup, one FA Community Shield, one UEFA Super Cup and one FIFA Club World Cup.
Jurgen Klopp on Mohamed Salah’s struggles
While speaking to the media recently, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp explained why Mohamed Salah is not at his best this season. He said(via Sportskeeda): “Of course, he is suffering. It was a well-drilled machine the front three; everything was clear what we were doing. Everyone suffers.”
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“It is specific, offensive play that requires a lot of work and a lot of information, and not always obvious information. You create a feeling about a lot of these things, about where your teammate is and where to pass the ball, no look or whatever.”
Mohamed Salah has struggled this season. The Egypt international has managed to register just seven goals in 19 Premier League games so far.
Roberto Firmino linked with Inter Milan
According to a report by La Gazzetta dello Sport, Inter Milan are interested in signing Liverpool attacker Roberto Firmino. The Serie A outfit wants to bring the Brazilian to the San Siro to replace Romelu Lukaku.
Roberto Firmino is in the final year of his contract at Anfield. Talks over a new deal have not made any significant progress in recent months. Inter could sign him on a Bosman deal during next summer’s transfer window. However, Jurgen Klopp has recently expressed his desire to keep the Brazilian at Anfield beyond this season.
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When will Liverpool play next?
Liverpool have struggled this season. The Reds are currently ninth in the Premier League table, a whopping 21 points behind leaders Arsenal.
They will next go up against Brighton & Hove Albion in the fourth round of the FA Cup at the Falmer Stadium on January 29.