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A case has been made for the African star who is the top scorer in Jurgen Klopp’s team this season
Mohamed Salah deserves to be Liverpool captain because of his outstanding contributions to the team, according to Egyptian legend Mohamed Aboutrika.
The 28-year-old started Sunday’s Premier League clash with Crystal Palace from the bench, but was introduced in the 57th minute and scored two goals at the end to seal the Reds’ emphatic 7-0 win at Selhurst Park. .
Before the match, Salah expressed his disappointment after he was sacked as captain of Liverpool’s final Champions League group stage match against Midtjylland, in favor of 22-year-old Trent Alexander-Arnold.
After seeing the shock of his compatriot on Saturday, who brought his tally to 13 goals in 13 Premier League games this term, Aboutrika said the two-time African Footballer of the Year should be treated very well with the honor of the captaincy.
“Bruno [Fernandes] He joined Manchester United a few months ago and is treated in a wonderful way as he has received many awards besides the captaincy, why doesn’t this happen with Salah at Liverpool? ”Aboutrika said be in sports via King Fut.
“Salah is Liverpool’s main man, and no one can deny it. I’m not saying this because of what happened in today’s match with Salah starting on the bench.
“But generally speaking, Salah may have had a break today from Jurgen Klopp and is credited with being very professional and playing 33 minutes in his prime.
“Salah’s joy with today’s goals is incomplete. He scored wonderful goals, especially the seventh goal, simply world class.
“I repeat that he should be treated better, for example, the captaincy of the Egyptian team is not his right because it is given by seniority.
“But in Liverpool, he is the most deserving and worthy of the captain’s armband. These things may seem simple, but they are important to the players. “
The victory in South London brought Klopp’s side to the top of the Premier League table with 31 points from 14 games, while Salah leads the scorers table by two goals, ahead of his closest rivals: Dominic. Calvert-Lewin from Everton and Heung-Min from Tottenham Hotspur. Son.