The praise of Michaël Owen with regard to Mohamed Salah author this weekend of a hat-trick against Manchester United.
Mohamed Salah, 29 years old, never ceases to unleash passions. It’s the turn of Michaël Owen, the former striker of Liverpool (1997-2004) and Manchester United (2009-2012), to rain praise on the Egyptian striker.
« What more can we say? He’s a phenomenal player. He can score a lot of goals and in different styles. He does it in big matches. You want to be on the side of these players and say to yourself, yes, he’s on our squad. He’s in the shape of his life, very confident. To do what he does in front of 70,000 people, it takes a lot of courage. Salah is an incredible player who can be watched all night long »Declared the Golden Ball 2001 on English television.
Words that increasingly testify to the influence of the Reds striker, one month before the 2021 Ballon d’Or ceremony. With 10 goals in 9 Premier League matches, and 15 goals in 12 matches in all competitions confused, Mohamed Salah is the league’s top scorer English and second top scorer in the five major European leagues, behind Robert Lewandowski (17 goals).
Not to mention his masterful performance against Manchester United this weekend. Author of a hat-trick this Sunday at Old Trafford, he allowed the Mersey club to drop the Red Devils at home (0-5).
Master piece of Liverpool under the era Jürgen Klopp, Mohamed Salah est now the top African scorer in the history of the Premier League ahead of Didier Drogba (104 goals), with 107 goals scored in 167 games. Phenomenal statistics.
🇬🇧 With his hat-trick yesterday, Mohamed Salah has become the top African scorer in the history of the Premier League!
⚽ With 107 goals, he is now ahead of Didier Drogba (104) pic.twitter.com/WHoCHUMJhm
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