Klopp: ‘Salah on the way to be mentioned in the same breath with Messi’

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Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp came Saturday superlatives deficit for his pupil Mohamed Salah. The Egyptian attacker demanded in the 5-0 win at home against Watford with four goals, but once again the lead role for himself.

“Salah is on the way to in one breath with Lionel Messi to be named. But I do not think that he himself compared with him,” said Klopp in front of the camera of the BBC.

Salah made last summer for about 42 million euro move from AS Roma and is working on an excellent debuutseizoen for Liverpool.

The 25-year-old winger produced in 41 official matches, but less than 36 hits, including 28 in the Premier League, which he is also the topscorersranglijst referred to.

The numbers that Messi had for years been able to produce, and Klopp is aware very well that Salah this line must pass through, he wants to actually follow in the footsteps of the Argentinean superstar of Barcelona FC.


“It feels already like twenty years that Messi does what he does. The last player that I know of that have the same influence on a team has had, is Diego Maradona”, said the German.

“But Salah is also fantastic, this there is no doubt. The boys find it wonderful to be together with him to play and he enjoys being with them in one team.”

Salah was against Watford the performance of Luis Suarez, who on december 4, 2013 against Norwich City (5-1) the last player was on behalf of Liverpool four times in one duel and scored.

Liverpool did by winning at Watford in the battle for the top four places in England, and thus a ticket for the Champions League next season.

The ‘Reds’ occupy with 63 points from 31 matches the third place and seven points ahead of number five to Chelsea, a duel less played.

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