Klopp talks about the possibility of Mohamed Salah missing from the Chelsea
Klopp talks about the possibility of Mohamed Salah missing from the Chelsea summit because of the African Nations
Jurgen Klopp, coach of the professional Liverpool team, commented on the Egyptian star Mohamed Salah, on the position of the pharaoh to participate in the face of Chelsea early next year.
Given the possibility of Mohamed Salah being with the national team, participating in the next edition of the African Nations Cup between January and February.
Mohamed Salah participated in Liverpool’s victory over its guest Southampton by four goals without return, in the confrontation that took place this evening, Saturday, at “Anfield”, as part of the 13th round of the English Premier League competition in the current season 2021-2022.
Klopp said in his comments after the match, which was published by the English “Liverpool Echo” network, in response to whether the trio Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Naby Keita are available to face Chelsea on January 2 because of the African Nations Cup, “We do not know yet, we are still in talks about that”.
Commenting on today’s quartet, Klopp added:
“We have a really good team, I’m very happy with that, really good what we’ve done so far but we have to keep going and we’ll keep going.”
Klopp continued about the club’s record equivalency by scoring two or more goals in 17 consecutive games:
“My job is to prepare the team to win football matches but the quality of the players makes the difference in the end, I learned a lot from last season.”
In a related context, Mohamed Salah, according to the “Opta” network specialized in statistics and records, became the third most contributing player with 150 goals in the English Premier League, after he made a goal in Liverpool’s victory over Southampton today, surpassing the duo Sergio Aguero and Harry Kane.