The previous Egypt worldwide has defined why his compatriot is one of the best Arab participant to have graced the attractive recreation
Ahmed ‘Mido’ Hossam has labelled Liverpool star Mohamed Salah as the best Arab footballer of all time.
Salah, 29, achieved a milestone through the Reds’ convincing 3-0 away victory over Leeds United on Sunday at Elland Street.
His first-half end for Jurgen Klopp’s males noticed him develop into the most recent participant to enter the Premier League’s eminent 100-goal membership.
And on that premise, Mido – who starred for Olympique Marseille and Tottenham Hotspur throughout his enjoying days – went on social media to state why the two-time African Participant of the Yr winner is the best Arab footballer ever to play the attractive recreation.
“For my part, Salah is one of the best Arab participant within the historical past of soccer,” Mido wrote on Twitter of his Egyptian compatriot.
“He scored extra targets than every other Arab participant within the Premier League, and he’s received the Premier League and Uefa Champions League titles.
“Salah has additionally scored within the Fifa World Cup, and he nonetheless has years to do extra in soccer.
“There are a whole lot of nice Arab gamers, however I don’t suppose any of them will be in comparison with Salah.”
To find the web towards Marcelo Bielsa’s Whites, the Egypt worldwide additionally turned the fifth-fastest to achieve a century of aim in English top-flight historical past.
Solely Newcastle legend Alan Shearer, Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane, ex-Manchester Metropolis striker Sergio Aguero and Arsenal legend Thierry Henry managed the feat in fewer video games.
Furthermore, Salah is quick closing in on Didier Drogba’s scoring file – he former Cote d’Ivoire captain is presently Africa’s highest aim scorer within the Prem with 104 targets throughout his time with two-time Uefa Champions League winners Chelsea.
“Mo’s file is loopy,” Klopp instructed Sky Sports. “He’s nonetheless hungry, and I do not know what number of information he can break.
“Since he joined us he has been the proper participant – a top-class participant.”
After becoming a member of the Reds for £36.7 million ($45m) in the summertime of 2017 from Serie A outfit AS Roma, Salah has been an prompt hit for Klopp’s males serving to them win the Champions League, Premier League, Tremendous Cup and Membership World Cup.
Liverpool sq. up towards AC Milan in Wednesday’s Champions League recreation and the Pharaohs’ skipper is predicted to play a vital position as soon as extra.