Mohamed Salah says pressure from EPL title race has affected he goalscoring form

Mohamed Salah says pressure from EPL title race has affected he goalscoring form

- Mohamed Salah has not been scoring freely like that of last season

- The 26-year-old has scored 17 Premier League goals this campaign

- The Reds will take on rivals Manchester United at Old Trafford

Mohamed Salah admits he is under immense pressure in the Premier League title race between Liverpool and Manchester City.

The Merseysiders will be traveling north to play Manchester United at Old Trafford and will be looking to restore their three point lead ahead of City if they win the game.

The Egypt international who has scored 17 goals this season will looking to add to his tally at the Theatre of Dreams.

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Salah told Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher that this season has proved "much more difficult" than his debut campaign at Anfield.

He said: "You can feel it [the pressure] because you are still a human being. I want to win each game, but for myself I said that we are playing for the Premier League, so there is pressure. Also there is pressure for Man City.

"I said in November that there is pressure and it will be there until the end of the season, because when you okay for the Premier League you have to accept that there is pressure.

"When you go home you can take it with you, but it can help you to work harder and focus on your game."

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The former Roma striker added that winning the league title was his dream and that was why he joined Liverpool in 2017.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Liverpool star Mohamed Salah has branded Ole Guunar Solskjaer a 'smart manager' ahead of his side's crunch clash against Manchester United at Old Trafford this weekend.

It will be recalled that two second half goals from substitute Xherdan Shaqiri helped the Reds conquer their arch rival in the reverse fixture at Anfield late last year. ( -> We have updated to serve you better.

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