- Jurgen Klopp has rated both Mohammed Salah and Cristiano Ronaldo as world-class players ahead of Man United vs Liverpool this weekend
- According to Klopp, Ronaldo has the edge on his right and in the air, but Salah has better left-foot than the Man United star
- Ronaldo has scored six goals in nine appearances for Man United while Salah has recorded 12 goals and four assists in 11 appearances for Liverpool
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has spoken about the similarities between Mohamed Salah and Cristiano Ronaldo ahead of his side's trip to Old Trafford to face Man United on Sunday, October 24.
Ronaldo and Salah have both been in good forms for their respective clubs and both are expected to have significant impacts on Sunday's game.
While Liverpool have enjoyed a solid start to their 2021/22 Premier League campaign being the only team yet to lose this season, Man United have struggled with their performances in recent games.
Ronaldo involved in halftime spat with Man United teammates while going 2goals behind against Atalanta in UCL
The Red Devils had Ronaldo to thank as his late winner against Atalanta in the Champions League helped his side end a run of three games without a win.
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Speaking ahead of this weekend's showdown, Klopp was asked about the between Cristiano Ronaldo and Mohamed Salah in the pre-match press conference, Goal.com, and Sky Sports report.
He said: "Why should we compare? Both are world-class. I would say Mo's left foot is better, Cristiano may be better in the air and with his right foot. Speed-wise, both are quick and desperate to score goals but I'm not too interested in comparing, sorry."
Ahead of this mouthwatering fixture, Liverpool are currently second in the table, one point off leaders Chelsea, while the Red Devils occupy sixth place.
Cristiano Ronaldo has scored six goals in nine appearances for Manchester United across all competitions while Salah has recorded 12 goals and four assists in 11 appearances for Liverpool in all competitions.
Salah confirms he wants to remain at Liverpool
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Liverpool ace Mohammed Salah has confirmed he wants to stay at Liverpool, going to the lengths of declaring he wants to stay with the Reds “until my last day of football”.
There has been mild speculation on Salah’s future, especially after it emerged he was in contract talks with the Merseyside outfit.
While his current deal expires at the end of the 2022-23 season, Salah is keen on a new deal worth a staggering £500k-a-week.
Salah is the current top scorer in the Premier League after his latest superb showing against Watford on Saturday, October 16, where he grabbed two assists and scored one.
Mohamed Salah stunned after meeting exact waxwork of himself
Legit.ng also reported that Salah was surprised after meeting a stunning waxwork of himself and had to quickly check if the figure also has abs like him.
The Liverpool forward was impressed after his waxwork was unveiled at Madame Tussauds as the 29-year-old met the model for the very first time.
It was a private viewing and Salah was thrilled with the looks as he admitted that it looks exactly like himself.
Source: Legit Nigeria