Mohamed Salah beats Grealish, Rashford to win PL fans' best player award

Mohamed Salah beats Grealish, Rashford to win PL fans' best player award

- Mohamed Salah has added another feather in his cap as the best performer in the Premier League

- The Liverpool star came out tops ahead of big names like Jack Grealish, Marcus Rashford and Kevin De Bruyne

- Salah grabbed a brace against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park which took his tally to 13 goals

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Mohamed Salah has won Reach Sport's inaugural Premier League Fans' Player of the Year award, Daily Star.

The award was the first of its kind as thousands of fans cast their votes for the top seven players in the English tonight division.

And Liverpool striker Salah was picked ahead of Aston Villa's captain Jack Grealish and Man United's forward Marcus Rashford.

Mohamed Salah beats Grealish, Rashford to win inaugural PL fans' best player award
Mohamed Salah beats Grealish, Rashford to win inaugural PL fans' best player award. Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt
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Man City's Kevin de Bruyne was in fourth position and Reds trio including Jordan Henderson, Sadio Mane, and Virgil van Dijk also finished in the last three positions.

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Salah has been a revelation since his arrival at Anfield in 2017 and he helped the Merseyside club win the Champions League in 2019 followed by their first Premier League title in 30 years.

The Egyptian came off the bench to score a brace against Crystal Palace in their 7-0 thrashing of the London club at Selhurst Park.

The 28-year-old is the highest goal scorer in the league with 13 goals ahead of Leicester City's Jamie Vardy, Tottenham's Son Heung-min and Everton's Dominic Calvert-Lewin, who have all scored 11.

Liverpool are looking good on top of the league standings after dethroning Jose Mourinho's Spurs in the past week and extend their lead to four points ahead of Leicester.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Jurgen Klopp has cleared the air regarding Sadio Mane's angry gestures when he was being substituted for Mohamed Salah.

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Liverpool had gone 4-0 against Crystal Palace and Mane was subbed off for Salah just before the hour mark.

Reds boss Klopp seemed to have taken off the Senegalese striker to save him for some big fixtures ahead but the 28-year-old showed disapproval to the tactical change.

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