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Saudi Arabia set to reward Salah with piece of land in Mecca

Saudi Arabia set to reward Salah with piece of land in Mecca

- Saudi Arabia have revealed their plans to honour Liverpool star Mohamed Salah

- They plan on honoring him for winning the PFA

- Fahd Al-Rowky, the vice president of the local municipality in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, told national outlet Sabq (h/t Farah Tawfeek of the Egypt Independent) of his plans

Saudi Arabia have revealed their plans to honour Liverpool star Mohamed Salah for winning the PFA Player of the Year award.

Fahd Al-Rowky, the vice president of the local municipality in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, told national outlet Sabq (h/t Farah Tawfeek of the Egypt Independent) of his plans to gift the Liverpool star a piece of land in the holy city.

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He opined that the Egyptian is an excellent ambassador for Islam in the United Kingdom and the move would show support toward young people of great potential.

He said: "There are several choices regarding giving this piece of land,"

"The way to go will be determined by captain Mohamed Salah as well as the Saudi system. If the Saudi system allows the land to be owned by Salah, he will be given a piece of land in holy Mecca outside Haram. The other option will be to have a mosque built on the land in his name."

Another option, should Salah request it, would be to sell the land and give forward the proceeds.

The former AS Roma forward has had a monumental first season at Anfield and he was in action for Liverpool on Tuesday April 24 as he plundered two goals and two assists to help Liverpool take a 5-2 lead in their semi-final first leg against his former side Roma.

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The performance came after he was named Player of the Year on Sunday, in which he became the third Muslim player in a row to win the award after Riyad Mahrez in 2016 and N'Golo Kante last year.

Legit.ng previously reported that Sweden boss, Janne Andersson, has Zlatan Ibrahimovic's World Cup dream to the sword by confirming that the La Galaxy striker will not be part of his squad going to Russia.

Ibra retired from international football after his team were knocked out at the group stages of Euro 2016.

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