Salah for €42m & the 15 most undervalued players in history

Salah for €42m & the 15 most undervalued players in history

The 25-year-old was rewarded for his brilliant campaign by winning the Premier League's Players' Player of the Year award on Sunday evening, beating off stiff competition from Manchester City's Kevin de Bruyne to the prize.

Salah was named PFA Player of the Year at the ceremony in London on Sunday night.

Cuper told Egyptian outlet via the Express At least that's the warning Egypt boss Hector Cuper has sent to the winger in the wake of his PFA Player of the Year award win.

Salah has also scored seven times in eight Champions League games, including in both legs of Liverpool's 5-1 quarter-final thrashing of City, to carry his side to a first semi-final for a decade.

"This is a big test, a big challenge in Roma, but I feel we're ready for it".

More news: Russell Westbrook promises Ricky Rubio won't net triple double again

The Egypt worldwide beat Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne to the award after an incredible debut season in which he has netted 31 goals in the Premier League - only the fourth player to do so - and looks likely to win the Golden Boot.

While not unexpected given his stunning debut season at Anfield, Salah faced strong competition from the Belgium global De Bruyne, who has been the standout player for the champions.

Salah made the move from the Italian capital to Anfield just 10 months ago, and has surpassed all expectations since with an incredible 41 goals in 46 Liverpool appearances to already net more times than he did in two years for Roma.

Asked what it meant to become the first Egyptian to win the award, he said: "Hopefully I'm not the last one".

"Everyone can see that we've improved a lot and have taken the next step".

More news: Chicago Cubs vs. Colorado Rockies Betting Preview 04/22/18

"I didn't have my chance at Chelsea". As the reigning African Player of the Year, he has proven that African players have the ability to rub shoulders with the best in the world.

'It's what you dream about as a kid - playing against the best teams in Europe.

That kind of form and his sheer class in the Premier League this season has been the reason that the Reds are doing so well, and along with the likes of Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah is a part of easily the best trio in world football at the moment.

And with Salah just six goals away from equalling Rush's goals record in a season for Liverpool, the Welshman will be surely be among his loudest supporters today if he can fire his beloved club one step closer to their first Champions League final since 2007 and their sixth European Cup.

Currently, Liverpool is third in the Premier League, behind Manchester City and Manchester United.

More news: Pompeo faces uncertain vote in Senate for State Dept

Liverpool still have three top flight matches remaining, and no one would bet against Salah scoring at least once more to set a new record, nor against the Egypt star breaking the record for a 42-game campaign, which is now jointly-held by Andy Cole and Alan Shearer with 34 goals.

Related Articles