Former AC Milan ahead Alberto Gilardino has advised that Mo Salah is the Liverpool participant he “fears essentially the most” forward of the Champions League group levels.
The group levels get underway subsequent week. On Wednesday, AC Milan journey to Anfield to face Liverpool of their first recreation in Group B. Atletico Madrid host Porto within the different recreation within the group.
Liverpool shall be hoping that Salah could make an affect of their first Champions League recreation of the 2021/22 season.
Salah has been one of many membership’s star gamers since his £43m transfer from Roma in 2017. He has scored 127 objectives from his 206 outings for the Reds.
Gilardino received the Champions League with AC Milan in 2006/07. He has advised Gazzetta dello Sport (as cited by Inside Futbol) that Salah is the Liverpool participant his former membership ought to “worry essentially the most”:
“He [AC Milan boss Stefano Pioli] skilled me in Bologna, he’s ready on the pitch and in administration.
“In the present day he’s much more skilled, at Liverpool he’ll know find out how to attempt to scale back the depth of the opponents, to cease their ferocity.
“We must endure, however they may even know find out how to put them in problem: Milan will play an incredible recreation.
“Who I worry most is Salah, my team-mate in Florence: supersonic velocity, splits the video games in two.
“And I like [Jurgen] Klopp, he’s sensible, direct.”
“I don’t know what’s going to occur on the weekend, to be sincere. On this second, now we have to see what different folks resolve after which we’ll once more settle for that in all probability, do what folks inform us and attempt to win a soccer recreation.
“However the entire state of affairs is absolutely identical to the entire world within the second in a nutshell – ‘Ah, in soccer they’ve these issues as effectively.’ Sure, now we have these issues. And now we’ll see who finds the answer.
“However ultimately the one [people] who get punished are the gamers and the golf equipment – and now we have nothing to do with the entire organisation round. It’s like, ‘What is occurring?’”