Klopp responds to the comparison between Salah and Lewandowski… and what he did not expect from the “Egyptian King”

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (CNN) – Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp confirmed that the Egyptian player, Mohamed Salah, who was nicknamed by Liverpool fans as “The Egyptian King”, is “one of the best scorers he has ever seen.”

In response to a question about the comparison between Salah and Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski, who won the Golden Boot award as Europe’s top scorer last season, Klopp said: “Mohamed Salah is completely with him, there is no doubt about that,” according to what was reported by the Liverpool club website.

Klopp had congratulated his former player Lewandowski, who trained him when the two were at Borussia Dortmund, via a video clip, last week, on receiving this award.

Jurgen Klopp said, “Mo is a goal machine, his professionalism is second to none, he does absolutely everything to always be fit, to always stay on track, he’s the first in and the last out, all of those things, so that’s Mo,” referring to Mo. Mohamed Salah.

Klopp added: “Furthermore, apart from his technical skills he is ready to score goals and this is also useful, as is the case with Lewandowski, which is very good and useful.”

“Whatever you do on the pitch, whatever you make, whatever the start, you need someone to put the ball over the line or at the back of the net, and Mo is absolutely there with the best I’ve ever seen, he knows it, the numbers that He’s crazy.” Klopp said he was “lucky to work with some good players” during his career.

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On Mohamed Salah’s statistics, Klopp said: “What can I say? Did Mo expect when he got here that he could achieve these numbers? Maybe yes, did I expect that? No, because you can’t expect it, because you shouldn’t expect it, because It puts some kind of pressure on the player.”

“But he has made huge strides since he arrived here, we played really good football, which also helps in scoring.”

It is noteworthy that Mohamed Salah, the owner of the number 11 shirt in Liverpool, scored his 100th goal in the Premier League earlier this month, during his career with Liverpool and Chelsea, and is also on the verge of scoring his 100th goal with Liverpool only in the English Premier League.


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