- Tottenham vs Liverpool Champions League final takes centre stage on Saturday, June 1 has seen Mohamed Salah aim a dig at Harry Kane
- The Egyptian star reminded Kane he has netted more goals than him in the Premier League
- Kane has returned to full training with Tottenham ahead of the final
Mohamed Salah has had a dig at Harry Kane ahead of Liverpool’s Champions League final showdown against Tottenham.
The Reds tackle Spurs at the Wanda Metropolitano on Saturday, June 1, to see who will be crowned Europe’s champions for the 2018-19 campaign.
However, with hours to commencement of hostilities, Salah reminded anyone that cares that he has netted more goals than Kane in the English topflight for two successive seasons.
Speaking during an interview with Gary Lineker for BT Sport, according to UK Metro, the Egyptian star Salah responded he would not want the Three Lions forward to miss the final.
“Can I ask why you’re asking me that question?” Salah queried.
And Lineker wanted to know, if he would have preferred Kane out of the UCL final on Saturday, Salah said: “I prefer if he plays and all of us will be ready.
“It’s a good competition when you play against the top in the game.
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“Harry Kane is a good player, he’s proved that for many years. ‘He’s a top scorer for the team, for English football… before I came [laughs], I’m sorry!
“So, it’s good to be in a final, it’s something good to push me more,” Salah summed up.
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp, insists he has no problem at all with his Muslim players who are still observing their fast during the holy month of Ramadan.
Klopp said he backed Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane to observe their fast in the build-up and on Saturday, June 1, the day of the UEFA Champions League final against Tottenham Hotspur.
According to Egypt Independent, Klopp said he had always respected Islamic rituals and lauded the performance of his two African Muslim stars before and during Ramadan.
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