SkySports name Salah as the best Premier League player of 2018

SkySports name Salah as the best Premier League player of 2018

- Mohamed Salah is Sky Sports Premier League player of the year

- The 26-year-old has been impressive for the Anfield outfit since he joined them in the summer of 2017

- Having scored 32 record EPL goals last term, he has continued from where he stopped after scoring 11 English topflight goals in 18 appearances this term

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has been named Sky Sports' standout Premier League superstar of the outgoing year, 2018.

The 26-year-old has been impressive for the Reds since joining them in the summer of 2017 from Italian League side AS Roma.

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He scored 32 goals and assisted 10 assists in his debut season for Jurgen Klopp's side in his first - winning the PFA and FWA Player of the Year awards.

His new goal record in the EPL after the 2017-18 season beat the previous record of 31 in a 38-game Premier League season reached by Luis Suarez in 2013/14, Cristiano Ronaldo in 2007/08 and Alan Shearer in 1995/96.

The Egyptian returned to top form in this new campaign after his hat-trick secured a 4-0 win over Bournemouth earlier this month.

He has netted 11 times and assisted five others in the Premier League this season and tops the EPL goals chart.

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Salah also ranks among the top five Premier League players in 2018 for shots on target, chances created, clear-cut chances created and dribbles.

With his first goal against Bournemouth last weekend, he reached the 40-goal mark in the Premier League in fewer games (52) than any other Liverpool player.

What were his highlights?

The Egyptian got the outgoing year off to a bright start with an outstanding long-range goal in Liverpool's memorable 4-3 win over Manchester City in January.

He bagged four goals in Liverpool's 5-0 demolition over Watford in the same month which included two trademark strikes following superb dribbles.

He continued his haul in his side's memorable 2-2 draw with Tottenham in February, when he wriggled through a crowd of white shirts at Anfield before scooping a high finish over the advancing Hugo Lloris.

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Salah endured Champions League final heartache as he was forced off with an injury in the defeat to Real Madrid, but there were goals in each of the previous knockout rounds, including in both legs of their quarter-final win over Manchester City.

He has shone in the competition again this season, scoring the goal against Napoli which sealed Liverpool's place in the last 16. In the Premier League, the hat-trick against Bournemouth was another highlight of an unforgettable year. earlier reported that Liverpool star Mohamed Salah has been named the Premier League player of the year by the Northwest Football organizers.

The 26-year-old who was impressive for Liverpool last season in the Premier League was announced as the winner of the award on social media.

So far in the Premier League, Mohamed Salah has made 61 appearances for Liverpool scoring 40 goals and 14 assists. ( -> We have upgraded to serve you better.

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