The Man Behind the Name: Mohamed Salah, Part One

Mark Lawrenson

In 2010, he became part of the first team and scored 11 goals in 38 appearances before transferring to FC Basel in 2012 where he played for two seasons, scoring nine goals in 47 appearances.

Salah added, "I'm happy scoring goals for the club I supported as a kid - that's all that matters".

Salah went on to score 15 goals (six assists) for Roma and was named Player of the Season for 2015-16, finishing as the club's top scorer.

Salah struggled to make the impact expected in the Premier League during his previous spell at Chelsea but the Egyptian has enjoyed a flying start to life at Liverpool. "If I must say anything, it is that I am happy at Liverpool".

When asked if he watched the league, he said: "Yes, I follow it, I see some games".

The familiar signs are being given out by the Spanish media that suggest Real Madrid have their sights set on Salah, with well sources articles suggesting the Bernabeu giants will move to sign the Egyptian as they look to revamp their squad.




Mohamed Salah, Romelu Lukaku and Kevin De Bruyne have directly contributed to 61 goals in the Premier League this season.

And the Champions League winners are ready to up their interest in the former Chelsea winger, if he takes his Premier League form into the World Cup.

And Salah has revealed the pair had a chat when the two met at Anfield earlier in the season, with Manchester United earning a 0-0 draw with Liverpool. In my mind I want to win it, but we will see what happens'.

"In football you never know", he responded.

In an interview with FourFourTwo, he said: "I have loved the club since I was young and knew this was a team I wanted to play for". I was also able to play with Totti, which was a dream. "I wish him all the best at Barcelona as he is an incredible player, with a lot of quality".

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