Now is the Time For Revenge, Says Mohammed Salah
After the Real Madrid set up a re-match with Liverpool in Saturdays champion league finals. Mohammed Salah first appearance in European club football’s show piece game came to an agonisingly premature end in Kylv four years ago.
However, the Egypt forward made a tearful first-Half exit after suffering a shoulder injury in a challenge with Real Madrid defender, Sergio Ramos who was then accused of cynically slamming his opponent.
Despite this, Madrid went on to win 3-1 and these made Salah not been able to Shake the bitter memories of that night.
For Mohammed Salah that was the worst moment in my career, which he said he was really down because of this.
The 29 years player says, we cannot lose this way; I never felt that feeling before in football especially the first champion league ” Final ” for all of us.
Mohammed Salah made amend 12 months later, scoring a penalty as Liverpool beat Tottenham to be crowned European champion for the sixth time.
However, even though Ramos has since moved on to Paris Saint -Germain , Mohammed Salah would dearly love to make Real Madrid pay when they finally meet again at the stade de France over the weekend.
It is time for revenge as Mohammed Salah was said to pick up his award as one of the football wirters Association players of the year earlier this month.
For Mohammed Salah, it was a retaliation on his mind , when he travels to Paris besieged by concerns over his form, his fitness and his long-term future at Liverpool.
His 23rd goal of the premier league season against Wolves on Sunday which is meant to finish as the joint too scorer in the competition alongside Tottenham son which was the third time he has topped the charts and he added lustre to his season by also finishing as the top provider of assists .
These stunning early season form that secured Mohammed Salah as the writer’s honour is said to have deserted him in recent months.
His 31st club goal of the campaign as Liverpool narrowly lost out to Manchester city in the premier league title race on Sunday was just his third in his past 17 games for his club and country .
The run include a defeat on penalties against teammate Sadio Mane’s Senegal in the world cup play- off and a repeat of the results at the final of the Africa cup of Nations earlier this year.
These demands of an exhausting season are beginning to show before the final in Parise as per a player who is rarely injured.
As record may have it , Mohammed Salah was forced off early in Liverpool FA cup final victory over Chelsea and did not start any of their final two league game to ensure that he was fit to face Madrid.
The caution was clearly shown by Liverpool manager jurgen Kiopp , whose side were chasing an unprecedented quadruple until they where pipped to the league title by city, which is well understandable.
Mohammed Salah was said to have scored 157 goals in the five season as he returned to England playing a huge role in Liverpool’s first premier league which was title for ” 30 years in 2020, as well as other runs as regards the three champion league finals.
One of the persistent cloud on the horizon is the fact that his contract expires at the end of next season and negotiations have dragged on with report that he wants to be the premier league’s highest paid player.
Mohammed Salah was confirmed this week as he would at least see the final year of his deal which he refused to commit his longer term future to the Reds.
Following his history with Real Madrid, he could now prove the most likely destination should he chooses to leave Anfield.
As Liverpool boast of impressive attacking riches in fit and firing, Mohammed Salah would be a huge weapon against Carlo Ancelotti’s Real and that of it players as clearly not lost in confident.
Mohammed Salah said , when compare him with other players in position, not only his team but in the world, you will find that I am the best ” he said to Beln Sports