Wright hails Liverpool star Salah for ‘sorting out’ team-mate concern


Mo Salah has netted nine goals for Liverpool this season (Picture: John Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

Ian Wright believes Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane have ‘sorted out’ any potential concerns they weren’t prepared to pass to each other because they were too ‘selfish.’

Alongside Roberto Firmino, Salah and Mane have been the stars of the show when it comes to Liverpool scoring goals in recent seasons.

And the Egyptian is in the form of his life right now having bagged nine goals already for the Reds in all competitions this season.

But cast your mind back to Liverpool’s 3-0 win against Burnley in 2019 and Salah was accused of being ‘selfish’ by former Reds striker Michael Owen following Mane’s angry reaction to being substituted after Salah decided to take a shot instead of passing it to the Senegalese winger, who was in a goal-scoring position.

Klopp played down any reports of unrest between the pair at the time but for a short while much of the focus was on concern both players were trying to outscore the other that could have ultimately cost the team points.

But former Gunner Wright believes that’s all in the past now and we’re seeing the best of Salah.

Mo Salah and Sadio Mane

Mo Salah and Sadio Mane continue to deliver the goods for Liverpool (Picture: Andrew Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

‘When I watch them now, you can always tell with the strikers if they celebrate with each other. If they celebrate with each other, then you know that it is fine,’ Wright told Premier League Productions.

‘And they do, they do celebrate with each other. I think there was a time when Mane came off [Burnley in 2019]. They have obviously sorted that out now.

‘Now you see them looking for each other. You do see them looking for each other sometimes.

‘Mo says he is a winger but then he does show traits of being a striker.

‘There are times where I see that he could have passed, but I say to myself ‘I wouldn’t have…

Source : metro

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