Top African star named best player in the world ahead of Ronaldo and Messi

Top African star named best player in the world ahead of Ronaldo and Messi

  • Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says Mohamed Salah is the best player in the world at the moment
  • This comes after the Egyptian scored a wonder goal and provided two assists in Liverpool's emphatic 5-0 win against Watford
  • The strike was Mohamed Salah's 10th goal of the season as he has scored in Liverpool's last eight games

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah is the best player in the world right now according to his manager Jurgen Klopp.

Klopp made this assertion after the Egyptian star scored yet another sensational goal to help Liverpool destroy Watford 5-0 in Claudio Ranieri's first game in charge at the Vicarage Road stadium, Sky Sports report.

Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane celebrate together after Liverpool's first goal against Watford.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says Mohamed Salah is better than Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi at the moment. Photo by Richard Heathcote
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After scoring one of the most memorable goals in Liverpool's 2-2 draw against Manchester City two weeks ago, Salah was at it again.

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The 29-year-old scored yet another breathtaking goal while setting up two other goals in the 5-0 win over Watford.

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It was Salah's 10th goal of the season as he has scored in Liverpool's last eight games.

Speaking after the game, Klopp was full of praise for his forward.

He told BT Sport: "His performance was massive today. The pass for the first goal was great and the second goal was special. He is top. We all see it. Who is better than him? We don't have to talk about what Messi and Ronaldo have done for world football and their dominance. But right now, he is the best."

Scholes urges Salah to remain at Liverpool if he wants to win Ballon d'Or

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Manchester United legend Paul Scholes has urged Liverpool star, Mohamed Salah, to remain at the Premier League side if he wants to win the Ballon d'Or award.

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The Egypt international is currently in the form of his life this season for Liverpool banging in goals for the Reds in all competitions as Jurgen Klopp and his wards remain unbeaten in the Premier League.

Names of 30 men have been announced for this year's Ballon d'Or award with Mohamed Salah among and the Egyptian will face serious battle from regulars Lionel Messi and Ronaldo.

Chelsea star Jorginho is also in the frame for the award this year following his incredible performances winning the Champions League and also the EURO 2020.

Real Madrid are said to be interested in signing Mohamed Salah but Scholes has now advised the former Chelsea star to do remain at Anfield.

Source: Legit

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