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Jesus: Liverpool draw not a good result for Man City
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Jesus: Liverpool draw not a good result for Man City

The 23-year-old striker earned a point for his side with his equalising goal but believes his team should have sealed the win Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus was not satisfied with his side's 1-1 draw against Liverpool on Sunday. After Mohamed Salah converted a penalty just 13 minutes into the Premier League encounter to give the visitors the lead, Brazilian striker Jesus fired home the equaliser around the half-hour mark to earn a point for his side. But the 23-year-old feels his side should have done better against the defending champions, telling BBC Sport: "The result is not good for us, we know that because we are at home and have to try to win our games here but it was a tough game. They are the champions but we cannot drop these points."
Salah absence highlights Liverpool weakness – Carragher
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Salah absence highlights Liverpool weakness – Carragher

In the week that Timo Werner's move to Chelsea was confirmed, the club legend wants a serious look at the attacking options open to Jurgen Klopp Former Liverpool player Jamie Carragher has said that the Reds’ offensive weakness without Mohamed Salah is worrying. The Egypt international missed Sunday’s derby encounter against Everton, left on the bench after recent hip problems, and without him the Premier League champions elect struggled to create opportunities against their Stanley Park rivals. Although the Anfield side dominated the game, they were unable to create any clear opportunities and the last 10 minutes were controlled by their hosts, who went closest when Tom Davies hit the post, leaving manager Jurgen Klopp to reflect that his side were a little “lucky”.
He Scored The ‘Most Spectacular Goal In German Football’ Klopp Hails Okocha
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He Scored The ‘Most Spectacular Goal In German Football’ Klopp Hails Okocha

Liverpool’s coach Jurgen Klopp has hailed Nigerian legend, Austin Okocha for his impact in football, crediting him to have scored the most spectacular goal in the history of German football.” Klopp picked Okocha’s dazzling strike against Oliver Kahn –when he featured for Eintracht Frankfurt against Karlsruher in the 1992-93 Bundesliga campaign –as the most spectacular goal he has seen in German football. The 46-year-old Nigerian legend danced through many of his markers, left them crawling on the floor before hitting the ball past Khan. It was to be later voted as the Goal of the Season by several football publications as well as German TV sports show, Sportschau. And according to Klopp, the goal was historic, adding that Okocha left the German goalkeeper and his defenders divi...
Liverpool Could be Crowned Premier League Champions in March
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Liverpool Could be Crowned Premier League Champions in March

Liverpool came from behind to beat West Ham 3-2 on Monday night. Gini Wijnaldum opened scoring in the 9th minute at Anfield, before Issa Diop headed in for 1-1. The Hammers then took a shock lead, after Pablo Fornals volleyed past Allison Becker. However, Mohammed Salah and Sadio Mane struck, to ensure Liverpool kept up their winning run. The win saw the Reds open a 22-point gap between themselves and second-placed Manchester City. Jurgen Klopp’s men would be confirmed champions, if they win their next four fixtures against Watford (A), Bournemouth (H), Everton (A) and Crystal Palace (A). The Palace game will be played on March 21 at Selhurst Park.
Liverpool FC and Egypt FA Clash over Mo Salah’s Participation in Tokyo 2020 Olympics
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Liverpool FC and Egypt FA Clash over Mo Salah’s Participation in Tokyo 2020 Olympics

The Egyptian Football Association and Liverpool Football club are at loggerheads after the Egyptian FA announced it will be adding star player Mo Salah to it's list of players to participate in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Egypt qualified for the tournament after reaching the 2019 U23 Africa Cup of Nations final in 2019, and as they are able to call upon three over-aged players, Salah was picked by The Olympic team coach Shawky Gharib. The men’s tournament is scheduled to run from July 24 to August 9, ensuring Liverpool’s current leading goalscorer would miss the Reds’ pre-season and the start of the 2020/21 Premier League season – which is set to kick off on August 9. “Out of the three senior players we’ll call-up, Salah is the only one we’re settled on so far because he’s simply...
Liverpool Go 22 Points Clear After Southampton Win
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Liverpool Go 22 Points Clear After Southampton Win

Liverpool surged 22 points clear at the top of the Premier League with a dominant second-half display as Mohamed Salah scored twice in a 4-0 rout of Southampton on Saturday. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Jordan Henderson also scored and the runaway leaders have collected an astonishing 100 league points from the last 102 available to them. A 24th victory in 25 league matches this season and ninth clean sheet in 10 games underlined how Jurgen Klopp’s side have turned the title race into a procession. Southampton’s spirited performance at Anfield was undone, in controversial fashion, two minutes into the second half after Danny Ings appealed that he had been tripped by Fabinho on his way into the home area. Liverpool broke immediately upfield, Oxlade-Chamberlain spearheading a co...
Liverpool Fans Call Out Salah For Refusing To Pass To Liverpool New Signing
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Liverpool Fans Call Out Salah For Refusing To Pass To Liverpool New Signing

Liverpool new signing Takumi Minamino made his premier league debut last night against Wolves. The 25 years old came as a substitute for Sadio Mane. Liverpool looked to be set for a draw against the Nuno Espirito Santo side until Roberto Frimino scored the winner. Minamino had a through on goal opportunity which Mohammed Salah should have passed the ball, but the Egyptian decided to go for goal. Liverpool took the lead after Captain Jordan Henderson headed home a corner from Trent Alexander Arnold. Wolves equalised after Raul Jimenez connected to a cross from Adama Traore. The game which looked destined for draw took a turn after Firmino strike found the back of the net. Check out reactions:
Roy Keane Blasts one Man Utd Player After 2-0 Defeat to Liverpool
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Roy Keane Blasts one Man Utd Player After 2-0 Defeat to Liverpool

Former Manchester United captain, Roy Keane, has said Anthony Martial is “not quite good enough” to play for the club. Martial missed a great chance to equalize for the Red Devils, with Liverpool leading 1-0 at Anfield on Sunday. The France forward surged through on goal but blasted a glorious opportunity high and wide. It proved to be United’s best opportunity of the match, with Mohamed Salah putting the game to bed in added time. “Martial has come to Man Utd and the big strikers score in the big moments, but his miss [in the second half] sums up is career at Man Utd,” Keant told Sky Sports. “Excellent build-up play, but you have to hit the target. No excuses. “The big strikers who are remembered by the supporters hit the target and the back of the net, and that’s ...
CAF Awards 2019: Sadio Mane Is Africa’s Best Player
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CAF Awards 2019: Sadio Mane Is Africa’s Best Player

Senegalese forward Sadio Mane has won the 2019 CAF African Player of the Year award . He beats Liverpool ’ s teammate Mohammed Salah and Manchester City’ s Riyad Mahrez to win the award at the annual awards ceremony staged in Hurghada on Tuesday. Mane has been a finalist in the previous three editions of the CAF Player of the Year , but in all those instances , he never went back home with the coveted piece of silverware . Mane was Senegal ’ s main man at the 2019 AFCON where he netted three goals on the Teranga Lions’ path to the final where they lost by a solitary goal to Algeria . He netted a brace in the 3 - 0 group phase victory over Kenya and added one more in the round of 16 1 - 0 win over Uganda. He was also a vital part of the team as they beat Benin and Tunisia in the...
Most expensive football players in the World revealed – See list
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Most expensive football players in the World revealed – See list

The CIES Football Observatory algorithm have released the list of the most expensive football players in the World with forwards  Kylian Mbappé(€252M), Mohammed Salah (€219M) and Raheem Sterling (€208M) in the top three positions. Apart from strikers, the most expensive footballers per position are Alisson Becker (€107M) for goalkeepers, Trent Alexander-Arnold (€130M) for defenders and Paul Pogba (€125M) for midfielders.
Davido Is The Richest Nigerian On Instagram, N26 Million Per Post – Hopper HQ
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Davido Is The Richest Nigerian On Instagram, N26 Million Per Post – Hopper HQ

Music superstar, David Adeleke, a.k.a Davido has emerged the richest Nigerian on Instagram, with his single post valued at over N26 million. According to Instagram Rich List 2019 by Hopper HQ 2019, Davido stands at second position in Africa and occupies 38 positions on global rating. Mohammed Salah, Egyptian and Liverpool football star,is the richest African celebrity on IG and occupies spot 26 at the global level. Davido is one of the active Nigerian celebrities on Instagram and he makes use of the social media platform to share information about his career and life. The “Wonder Woman” crooner, called OBO by fans, has 11.8 million followers on IG as at Thursday July 25, with each of his posts valued at 74,000 dollars, approximately 26 million naira. Other Nigerian Celeb...
Liverpool blew their title chance’ – Diouf doubts Reds will be as good in 2019-20
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Liverpool blew their title chance’ – Diouf doubts Reds will be as good in 2019-20

A man who once turned out at Anfield is a big fan of Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane, but cannot see Premier League glory being delivered this season Liverpool “missed the chance to win the title last season”, says El Hadji Diouf, with a former Reds star not expecting Jurgen Klopp’s side to challenge again in 2019-20. After 29 years of waiting, those at Anfield came agonisingly close to landing an elusive top-flight crown in 2018-19. Klopp’s men suffered just one league defeat all season, but that setback came at the hands of Manchester City and the Blues eventually scraped over the line by a solitary point.
Aguirre – I will definitely leave if I don’t achieve Egypt’s target
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Aguirre – I will definitely leave if I don’t achieve Egypt’s target

On Wednesday The Pharaohs boss was speaking to the media in anticipation of their friendly game against Tanzania on Thursday Egypt manager Javier Aguirre has claimed his side are ready for the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon), scheduled to start on June 21. The experienced Mexican manager is upbeat after the arrival of talisman Mohamed Salah in their squad. “We are ready for the Afcon and the team is complete now with Salah’s arrival, everyone has to acknowledge that the players are fully concentrated especially due to hosting the tournament,” Aguirre told gathered reporters.
Muslim Man Angry With How Mohammed Salah Dresses Up His Daughter
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Muslim Man Angry With How Mohammed Salah Dresses Up His Daughter

A man on Twitter has frowned at the way Champions League winner, Mohammed Salah dresses his OWN DAUGHTER!! This adorable picture of Egyptian soccer star, Mohammed Salah and his daughter after the Champions League final is bound to inspire tender feelings but for one Muslim man, all he feels is disapproval. According to him, the footballer dresses up his daughter in unislamic fashion.
This Is How Salah Can Win The Ballon D’or – Mourinho Reveals Shocking Secret
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This Is How Salah Can Win The Ballon D’or – Mourinho Reveals Shocking Secret

Former Manchester United boss, Jose Mourinho has revealed what and how Mohammed Salah can have a chance to win the Ballon d’Or award. Mohammed Salah, despite having a wonderful 2018 was unfortunate to miss out on the award after finishing sixth in the voting. The star forward was hampered by a difficult Word Cup campaign in Russia as Egypt failed to collect a single point in the global showpiece. But Salah in 2019 proved he has the sauce in him after having another good year including winning the Champions League title for Liverpool. This year, Salah stands a pole position of gunning for the Ballon d’Or. But Mourinho believes the former Roma striker can only take a major step to the individual top prize by leading his home country to glory in the coming African Cup of Nations (AFC...
Salah promises Champions League victory is ‘just the start’ for Liverpool
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Salah promises Champions League victory is ‘just the start’ for Liverpool

Twelve months after injury forced him off in Kiev, the Egyptian scored and sealed European glory in Madrid as Liverpool beat Tottenham Never let it be said that Mohamed Salah is not a man of his word. On Tuesday, at Liverpool’s pre-Champions League final media day at Melwood, the Egyptian had made a promise to a local journalist. If the Reds won, he said, he’d do an interview.
Africa Cup of Nations: How to watch Afcon 2019 matches
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Africa Cup of Nations: How to watch Afcon 2019 matches

Goal has your complete guide to watching Afcon 2019 matches on TV around the world The 32nd edition of the Africa Cup of Nations will kick off in Egypt on June 21, with the continent’s finest teams coming together to compete for the grandest prize in the African game. The likes of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Alex Iwobi will all be present as heavyweights such as Egypt, Senegal and Nigeria look to get their hands on the Afcon title. Other teams like Morocco, Ghana and Tunisia will also fancy their chances of clinching the crown, while South Africa and the Ivory Coast could also be dark-horse winners in the Afcon latter stages.
Mane ,Salah Missing in list of Premier League Fastest Players
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Mane ,Salah Missing in list of Premier League Fastest Players

The top ten fastest footballers in the Premier League have been revealed. According to Opta, Fulham’s Ghanaian born Timothy Fosu-Mensah was the fastest player in the league with top Speed: 35.32 km/h. Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah did not make the list with surprise inclusion and Divock Origi. Origi was listed as Liverpool’s fastest player in the Premier League this season. Origi outpaced Salah and Mane with a top speed of 35.04km per hour. He was ranked eighth across the top-flight by Opta. Fulham goalkeeper Sergio Rico came ninth in the list. See top ten fastest players in the Premier League: 10. Patrick Van Aanholt (Crystal Palace) Top Speed: 34.96 km/h 9. Sergio Rico (Fulham) Top Speed: 35.01 km/ 8. Divock Origi (...
Aubameyang Speaks on Sharing Golden Boot With Salah, Mane
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Aubameyang Speaks on Sharing Golden Boot With Salah, Mane

Arsenal forward, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has said that he was happy to share the Premier League Golden Boot with two other African players, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane. Aubameyang took his tally to 22 in the league to end up as joint top scorer, but came within inch of winning it outright. The Gabon international scored 31 goals in 50 games for the Gunners this season, being his first full campaign since his £56m move in January last year. He said, “I’m happy that we won and that I’m sharing the Golden Boot trophy with two other guys that I like. “My team mates knew I was in contention. Me? I said nothing to the guys because I didn’t want them to only focus on me. “I’m a team player and if I wasn’t scoring, it wouldn’t have mattered. But I scored and I’m really happy ...
See Top 25 EPL Highest Goalscorers
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See Top 25 EPL Highest Goalscorers

The trio of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Arsenal), Mohammed Salah (Liverpool) and Sadio Mane (Liverpool), have emerged joint-winners of the Golden Boot this season with 22 goals each. Aubameyang struck twice on the last day, as the Gunners won 3-1 away to Burnley. Mane also netted a brace, as Liverpool saw off Wolves 2-0, but failed to snatch the Premier League title from Manchester City. Salah, who only returned to action after recovering from a head injury, endured a quiet afternoon in front of goal. See EPL top-25 highest goal scorers after Week 38: 22 goals: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Arsenal), Sadio Mane (Liverpool), Mohamed Salah (Liverpool). 21 goals: Sergio Aguero (Manchester City). 18 goals: Jamie Vardy (Leicester City). 17 goals: Harry Kane (Tottenham Ho...
Liverpool’s Salah Could Face Barcelona But Firmino Is Ruled Out
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Liverpool’s Salah Could Face Barcelona But Firmino Is Ruled Out

Liverpool are optimistic Mohamed Salah will be fit to face Barcelona on Tuesday after suffering a head injury against Newcastle, but fellow forward Roberto Firmino will miss the game. Salah left on a stretcher after an aerial collision with Magpies keeper Martin Dubravka during the 3-2 win. The Reds need to overturn a 3-0 Champions League semi-final first-leg deficit against Barca at Anfield to reach the final. "He was OK," Klopp said of Salah. The Premier League's top scorer was able to watch some of the game in the dressing room after his 73rd-minute departure for Divock Origi, who scored the winner to send the Reds top of the table. "Mo got the hip of the goalie in his head and then was on the ground," said the Reds boss. "The doctor had to make a decision - on the pit...
Klopp Gives Injury Update on Salah and  Firmino
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Klopp Gives Injury Update on Salah and Firmino

Liverpool boss, Jurgen Klopp, has confirmed that both Mohammed Salah and Roberto Firmino, will miss Tuesday night’s return Champions League leg against Barcelona. The Reds trail 3-0 from the first leg of the semi-final at the Nou Camp. Their slim hopes of progressing to the final have now been damaged further by the news on the key attacking duo. Klopp confirmed the news at his pre-match press conference on Monday afternoon. “Both Mo and Roberto are not available,” he said. Salah suffered a head injury during their 3-2 win over Newcastle on Saturday, while Firmino has been struggling with a groin problem.
Liverpool Grab Late Winner Against Newcastle to Overtake Man City again
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Liverpool Grab Late Winner Against Newcastle to Overtake Man City again

Liverpool are back on top of the Premier League table ahead of the final week of this campaign, following a thrilling 3-2 win over Newcastle United on Saturday. Virgil van Dijk and Mohammed Salah scored either side of a Christian Atsu goal, to give the Reds a half-time lead. Salomon Rondon equalized for the hosts, before substitute Divock Origi headed in a late winner. If Manchester City, who have won 12 league games in a row, beat Leicester on Monday and Brighton next Sunday, they will be champions again. But a slip up in either of those games and Liverpool will win the league, if they beat Wolves at Anfield next weekend.
Aubameyang: I can win Premier League Golden Boot
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Aubameyang: I can win Premier League Golden Boot

The Gunners forward believes he can be the top scorer this season, which is the mark of an elite striker Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang says winning the Golden Boot in his first full season in the Premier League would mean a lot. The Gabon international has netted 19 times in the Premier League this year, two behind Mohamed Salah, who leads the race for top goalscorer in England’s top flight. Arsenal have two games remaining against Brighton and Burnley in which Aubameyang can swell his tally and add to the Golden Boot he won for Dortmund in the Bundesliga two seasons ago.
Former Newcastle footballer, Michael Owen has given hints on what to expect Between Liverpool And Barca
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Former Newcastle footballer, Michael Owen has given hints on what to expect Between Liverpool And Barca

Former Newcastle and Liverpool footballer, Michael Owen has given hints on what to expect in the Champions League clash between Liverpool and Barcelona on Wednesday. According to the one time prolific goal scorer: “Barcelona retained their La Liga title when they beat Levante at the Camp Nou on Saturday, but I feel they will struggle to cope with the pace and power of Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah midweek. “I expect the Reds to get a draw from another entertaining tie. “Barca are unbeaten in 31 home Champions League games but the Reds have never lost at the Camp Nou in four previous visits (W2 D2) and I expect Jurgen Klopp’s side to maintain that sequence on Wednesday. “Lionel Messi has scored 24 goals in 32 Champions League games against Premier League opposition, but he has...
Top 23 Highest Goalscorers in Premier League After Week 36
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Top 23 Highest Goalscorers in Premier League After Week 36

All the fixtures in the English Premier League Week 36 have now been concluded. On Sunday, Jamie Vardy netted twice as Leicester City hammered Arsenal 3-0 at the King Power. Sergio Aguero struck the only goal in Manchester City’s 1-0 victory over Burnley at Turf Moor. In the last fixture of the round, Manchester United were held to a 1-1 draw by Chelsea at Old Trafford. Here are the current top 23 highest goal scorers chasing the Golden Boot in the top flight. Manchester City striker, Sergio Aguero, currently tops the EPL goal chart with 19 goals, along with Liverpool winger, Mohammed Salah and Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. See EPL top-23 highest goal scorers: 21 goals: Mohamed Salah (Liverpool). 20 goals: Sadio Mane (Liverpool), Sergio Aguero (Manchester...
Klopp Issues Strong Warning to Salah and  Mane After 5-0 win Over Huddersfield
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Klopp Issues Strong Warning to Salah and Mane After 5-0 win Over Huddersfield

Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp, has said he will speak to Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane, about toning down their efforts to win the Premier League Golden Boot. Both players scored twice on Friday night, as the Reds thrashed relegated Huddersfield 5-0 at Anfield. Salah took his tally for the season to 21 goals, while Mane is just one behind. Both players looked like they wanted even more goals as the match became more and more open late on, but Klopp wants them to rein in their attacking instincts in future. “It’s difficult. I spoke to them, I didn’t want them to chase back anymore or stuff like that. “But for sure, in this moment, we are human beings – one has 21 now and the other 20 – so [you can’t] take one off in that moment. “When you see then how Mo is running wi...
Six-man Shortlist for PFA Player Revealed
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Six-man Shortlist for PFA Player Revealed

The six-man shortlist for the Professional Footballers’ Association, PFA, Player of the Year award has been revealed. According to Liverpool’s official website, the list was released on Saturday afternoon. Liverpool stars, Virgil van Dijk and Sadio Mane, are in contention to win the PFA Players’ Player of the Year award. Other players on the shortlist are: Manchester City trio, Sergio Aguero, Bernardo Silva and Raheem Sterling and Chelsea’s Eden Hazard. Last season’s winner, Mohamed Salah did not make the final six-man list this year. The PFA Players’ Player of the Year is voted for by PFA members from the 92 Premier League and Football League teams. The winner will be announced at the end of this month.
Top 22 Champions League Highest Goalscorers ahead of Semi-final Ties
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Top 22 Champions League Highest Goalscorers ahead of Semi-final Ties

The quarter-final ties of the Champions League were concluded on Wednesday night. Liverpool defeated FC Porto 4-1, with goals from Sadio Mane, Mohammed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Virgil van Dijk, thus qualifying for the semi-finals. Manchester City were eliminated from the competition, despite beating Tottenham Hotspur 4-3 at the Etihad, thanks to Son Heung-Min’s lone goal in the first leg. Below are the current highest goal scorers, chasing the Golden Boot in the Europe top-flight league. UEFA Champions League leading scorers ahead of semi-finals: 10 goals: Lionel Messi (Barcelona) 8 goals: Lewandowski (Bayern Munich) 6 goals: Dusan Tadic (Ajax), Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus) and Moussa Marega (FC Porto), Aguero (Manchester City) 5 goals: Dybala (Juventus), Dzek...
EPL Golden Boot: Aubameyang Sends Warning to Aguero and  Salah
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EPL Golden Boot: Aubameyang Sends Warning to Aguero and Salah

Arsenal striker, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, is confident that he can beat Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero and Liverpool winger, Mohammed Salah, in the race to finish the season as the Premier League’s top scorer. Aubameyang netted the only goal as the Gunners defeated Watford 1-0 at Vicarage Road on Monday, earning a win that moved the Gunners up to fourth in the table. Troy Deeney’s red card shortly after the goal gave Watford a mountain to climb, but Javi Gracia’s side hit the woodwork twice and Arsenal held on for all three points. Aubameyang moved on to 18 Premier League goals and is now within one of Golden Boot leaders: Salah and Aguero, while Liverpool’s Sadio Mane is level with the Gabon international. “Yeah,...
Top 21 Highest Goalscorers in Premier League
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Top 21 Highest Goalscorers in Premier League

Ahead of the resumption of the match-day 34 of the English Premier League, EPL, on Friday night, where Leicester City will tackle Newcastle United at the King Power Stadium, below are the current top-21 highest goal scorers chasing the Golden Boot in the English-flight league: Manchester City striker, Sergio Aguero currently tops the EPL goal chart with 19 goals. Liverpool star, Mohamed Salah scored in his side’s 3-1 win over Southampton last week to take his goals tally to 18. See EPL top-21 highest goal scorers: 19 goals: Sergio Aguero (Manchester City). 18 goals: Mohamed Salah (Liverpool). 17 goals: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Arsenal), Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur), Sadio Mane (Liverpool). 16 goals: Eden Hazard (Chelsea). 15 goals: Raheem Sterling (Mancheste...
Highest Goalscorers in Premier League -See top 19
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Highest Goalscorers in Premier League -See top 19

Ahead of the conclusion of match-day 32 of the English Premier League, EPL, on Monday night where Arsenal will tackle Newcastle United, below are the current highest goal scorer chasing the Golden Boot in the English-flight league: Manchester City striker, Sergio Aguero scored in his side’s 2-0 victory over Fulham on Saturday afternoon to top the EPL goal chart with 19 goals. Liverpool stars, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane failed to score in their side’s 2-1 win over Tottenham Hotspur as the pair remain on 17 goals each. Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will hope to score in his side’s Premier League clash against Newcastle United tonight. The Gabonese international is currently having 17 goals. See top-ten of Premier League highest goal scorers below: 19 goals: Sergio ...
Liverpool Back On Top As Late Own Goal Secures 2-1 Win Over Tottenham
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Liverpool Back On Top As Late Own Goal Secures 2-1 Win Over Tottenham

Liverpool moved back top of the Premier League in dramatic fashion as Toby Alderweireld’s last-minute own goal beat Tottenham 2-1 at Anfield on Sunday. Jurgen Klopp’s side moves two points clear of Manchester City once more at the top of the table, but City has a game in hand. Liverpool’s hopes of ending a 29-year wait to win the title looked set to be dealt a massive blow as Lucas Moura’s strike 20 minutes from time cancelled out Roberto Firmino’s early opener. However, Hugo Lloris could only palm Mohamed Salah’s header into the path of the unfortunate Alderweireld to condemn Tottenham to a fourth defeat in five Premier League games. Spurs are now in serious danger of crashing out of the top four as they remain level on points with Manchester United and could be usurped by...
Salah Missing as Egypt Arrive Asaba For Super Eagles Friendly
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Salah Missing as Egypt Arrive Asaba For Super Eagles Friendly

The Egyptian national team has arrived in Asaba, Delta ahead of their international friendly match against Nigeria on Tuesday. The Pharaohs finished their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers campaign, with a 1-1 away draw against Niger. Head coach of the side, Javier Aguirre, dropped the country’s biggest star Mohamed Salah from the game. Salah will also be missing in action against the Super Eagles at the Stephen Keshi Stadium. Both countries will use the game to prepare for the 2019 AFCON finals, which will be hosted by Egypt in June. The last time Egypt faced Nigeria away from home was in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
Hazard Admits He’s Not Salah’s Equal
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Hazard Admits He’s Not Salah’s Equal

Chelsea star, Eden Hazard, has admitted he is not on the same level as his “good friend” Mohamed Salah, who now stars for Liverpool. The pair briefly played together at Stamford Bridge, where Salah struggled for game time. But since returning to English football in 2017, the Egyptian has taken the Premier League by storm. He won the Golden Boot last season with 32 goals, a record number in a 38-game Premier League season. This season, Salah is just one strike off top scorer, Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero. In an interview with NBC Sports, Hazard spoke about his favourite players. “I like (Luka) Modric. He’s more of a midfielder than me but, of course, I like Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. “Mo Salah is o...
Salah Ready to Sacrifice Champions League Trophy for League Title
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Salah Ready to Sacrifice Champions League Trophy for League Title

Liverpool winger, Mohammed Salah, has said he is ready to sacrifice his own Champions League dream, to help the Reds win their first Premier League title. Jurgen Klopp’s side are currently second in the league, one point behind Manchester City with eight games to go. They face Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich in the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie on Wednesday, with the tie finely poised after a goalless draw at Anfield. Although Salah admits the Champions League is the most “prestigious competition” for him, he would be happy for Liverpool to win the Premier League instead. “I will be honest with you, the most prestigious competition for me is the UCL (UEFA Champions League). “But the dream for the entire city and the club is the leagu...
Highest Goal Scorers in Premier League
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Highest Goal Scorers in Premier League

Following the conclusion of match-day 30 of the English Premier League, EPL, on Sunday, the current highest goal scorers, chasing the Golden Boot in the English top-flight league include Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored a goal in his side’s 2-0 victory over Manchester United. The Gabon international is occupying third place on the goal chart with 17 goals. Also featuring is Manchester City forward, Raheem Sterling, who scored a hat-trick in his side’s 3-1 win over Watford on Saturday to move the England international to number six position on the goal chart with 15 goals. See top-ten of Premier League highest goal scorers so far below: Sergio Aguero (Manchester City) – 18 goals. Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) – 17 goals Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Arsenal) – 17 go...
Liverpool Keeps Pressure on Man City with Win Against Burnley
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Liverpool Keeps Pressure on Man City with Win Against Burnley

Liverpool maintained the pressure on Premier League leaders Manchester City by coming from behind to beat Burnley in tricky conditions at Anfield. The Clarets took a shock sixth-minute lead when Ashley Westwood scored direct from a corner, although it appeared Reds’ goalkeeper Alisson had been impeded by James Tarkowski. But the hosts were only behind for 13 minutes before Roberto Firmino tapped in after Tom Heaton had fumbled Mohamed Salah’s cross. In a first half played in strong wind and hailstorms, Liverpool took the lead when Sadio Mane curled a shot past Heaton. Firmino scored his second following Heaton’s poor clearance and Burnley pulled one back late on through Johann Berg Gudmundsson from six yards out. But there was no fightback as Mane then went around the Cl...
Watford Boss Javi Gracia Wary of Mohamed Salah’s Threat Ahead of Liverpool Clash
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Watford Boss Javi Gracia Wary of Mohamed Salah’s Threat Ahead of Liverpool Clash

The fleet-footed forward has been a thorn in the Hornets' defence netting six goals in his last three league outings against them Watford manager Javi Gracia is aware of the threat Liverpool star Mohamed Salah poses to his team's defence and has urged his player to do a better job in Wednesday's Premier League game. Following their 5-1 demolition of Cardiff City on Friday, the Hornets travel to Anfield to take on Jurgen Klopp's side who have won just one of their last four league matches. During the last game between both teams at Anfield last March, Salah scored four goals as the Reds' ran out with an emphatic 5-0 win. The Egyptian winger might have struggled recently to find the back of net having registered just a goal in his last five games but Gracia is leaving no ston...
Mohamed Salah Shaves Off Trademark Beard, See His New Look
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Mohamed Salah Shaves Off Trademark Beard, See His New Look

African best footballer and Liverpoolstar, Mohamed Salah has completely shaved off his trademark beard. The Egyptian forward who is currently Premier League leading goalscorer with 17 goals, took to social media to show off his new look as he shared a selfie from his car on Sunday morning while heading to training. See his new look below.
No Salah for Nigeria, Egypt Friendly in Asaba Next Month
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No Salah for Nigeria, Egypt Friendly in Asaba Next Month

Mohamed Salah Liverpool and Egypt mega star, Mohamed Salah, has been confirmed to miss the much-anticipated international friendly against the Super Eagles scheduled for March 25 in Asaba, Delta State. Salah in the Egyptian line-up was supposed to be a boost for Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s policy of using sports tourism to drive more patronage to Delta State. It is against this backdrop that the state offered to host the high-profile international friendly as well as the Seychelles dead-rubber. The match is scheduled to hold three days after the last Group D AFCON qualifying clash with Seychelles at the Stephen Keshi Stadium. But according to UK’s Daily Mirror Thursday, Liverpool FC and Egypt Football Association (EFA) have reached an agreement to excuse the 2018 African Footbal...
Nigerian Players Missing In Africa’s Best X1
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Nigerian Players Missing In Africa’s Best X1

No Nigerian male player is considered good enough to play for Africa, at the moment, as they missed out in Africa’s Best X1 unveiled at the annual CAF/Aiteo awards, held Tuesday night in Dakar, Senegal.                                                                Africa’s Best X1 players In the selection, African Footballer of the Year, Mohamed Salah of Egypt and Liverpool leads the attacking trio that consist Sadio Mane of Senegal and Liverpool and Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang of Arsenal and Gabon. In the midfield are Riyad Mahrez of Algeria and Manchester City, Naby Keita of Guinea and Liverpool and Thomas Partey, of Ghana and Atletico Madrid. Kalidou Koulibaly, who plays for Senegal and SSC Napoli, Eric Bailly, Ivory Coast and Manchester United, Medhi Benatia, of Morocco and ...
NFF Confirms Keshi Stadium for Seychelles, Egypt Matches
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NFF Confirms Keshi Stadium for Seychelles, Egypt Matches

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is believed to have settled for the  Keshi Stadium in Asaba, Delta State to host the international friendly between the Super Eagles and the Pharaohs of Egypt and the dead-rubber last 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifying Group B match  against Seychelles. A top official in the Glass House in Abuja confirmed to THISDAY in a telephone interview last night that the deal to host the two matches in Asaba is almost a done deal because the Delta State Government has agreed to take 70 per cent of the cost to prosecute the matches. “We have reached the final phase of discussion and all seem to be done deal as the Asaba stadium will stage the matches all things been equal,” the top official who did not want to be named confirmed yes...
Luka Modric Makes It a Clean Sweep, Wins Ballon D’or
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Luka Modric Makes It a Clean Sweep, Wins Ballon D’or

Luka Modric, the Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder has added the Ballon D’Or to the trophies won this year, after winning the UEFA and FIFA best player of 2018. Luka Modric, the Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder has added the Ballon D’Or to the trophies won this year, after winning the UEFA and FIFA best player of 2018. Modric, 33, was announced as the winner of the prestigious prize at a glitzy ceremony at Paris Grand Palais ahead of Ronaldo and French World Cup winner Antoine Griezmann. Ronaldo was a distant second, with France and Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann completing the podium. Paris Saint-Germain’s teenage forward Kylian Mbappe — who won the Kopa Trophy for the best young player — came fourth, leaving Messi to settle for fifth position. Another Frenchman, Mo...
Klopp Praises Firmino As Brazilian Ends Goal Drought
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Klopp Praises Firmino As Brazilian Ends Goal Drought

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has praised “unbelievably valuable” Roberto Firmino after the Brazil forward ended his two-month Premier League goal drought in the 3-0 victory against Watford. Firmino-Klopp He also had a hand in Mohamed Salah’s opener on Saturday and won the free-kick for Trent Alexander-Arnold to make it 2-0. Firmino, who is playing a deeper role, has just six goals for club and country this season — and only two in his past 15 outings — but Klopp is in no doubt about the player’s quality. “In the game against Fulham, 20 German coaches were in the stadium,” said Klopp. “I’m not sure how the critics were but when I saw them and we had a drink together, they were saying ‘Bobby Firmino. What a player.’ “Because of the small things he’s doing, he’s working so hard...
Funny Statue Of Mohammed Salah Unveiled In Egypt (Photo)
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Funny Statue Of Mohammed Salah Unveiled In Egypt (Photo)

A mini statue of Egyptian footballer and Liverpool forward Mo Salah has been unveiled in his country. Egyptian sculptor Mai Abdel Allah has unveiled a statue of Mohamed Salah at the World Youth Forum in Sharm El Sheikh, which ends tomorrow. The statue shows Salah with his arms outstretched in apparent celebration, albeit with much bigger hair in real life. Liverpool’s Salah is a hero back home in Egypt. The Liverpool star famously scored the penalty that took his nation to their first World Cup in 28 years. However, his Champions League final injury seriously hampered his fitness ahead of the tournament in Russia. He was forced to miss his side’s first game against Uruguay, a 1-0 defeat. He returned for the matches against Russia and Saudi Arabia, scoring in both, but – in the...
Liverpool Concern Over Lack Of Contract Talks For Sadio Mane
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Liverpool Concern Over Lack Of Contract Talks For Sadio Mane

image: Sadio Mane is yet to hear from Liverpool about new contract talks. The Liverpool Echo says Mane has made an excellent start to the season for Liverpool. The Senegalese scored twice at the weekend to help the Reds continue their unbeaten Premier League run with a 4-1 win over Cardiff City. Signed in 2016, there has been no sign of an agreement over new terms. Mane still has more than two years to run on his present deal. But with Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah having already reaffirmed their Anfield commitment, there is some concern about Mane yet being secured to a new deal.  
AFCON Qualifiers: Mo Salah Scores A Sensational Goal Scored Directly From A Corner Kick
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AFCON Qualifiers: Mo Salah Scores A Sensational Goal Scored Directly From A Corner Kick

Liverpool and Egyptian forward, Mo Salah has scored a sensational goal for his national team directly from a corner kick during a nations cup qualifying match. Mo Salah taking the corner-kick that produced a sensational goal Mohammed Salah who recently bagged the FIFA Pukas award, produced a moment of magic as he scored directly from a corner kick for Egypt against Swaziland. The 26-year-old stepped up to take the corner as his Egyptian team-mates piled into the penalty box, but he surprised everyone in the stadium when his strike flew past the goalkeeper and into the back of the net. His goal made it 4-0 to Egypt before half-time after Ahmed Elmohamady, Amr Warda and Mahmoud Trezeguet's goals. What a goal salah??? pic.twitter.com/C4Dk29LrFA — Peter Williams (@p_w...
Salah Scores Twice, Misses Two Penalties In Egypt Romp
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Salah Scores Twice, Misses Two Penalties In Egypt Romp

  Liverpool ace Mohamed Salah scored twice and missed two penalties as Egypt made a dream debut under Mexican coach Javier Aguirre by crushing Niger 6-0 Saturday in Africa Cup of Nations qualifying. Egypt’s forward Mohamed Salah takes part in a training session at Ekaterinburg Stadium in Ekaterinburg on June 14, 2018, a day ahead the team’s Russia 2018 World Cup Group A opening football match against Uruguay. / AFP PHOTO Salah had clashed with Egyptian football officials ahead of the matchday 2 qualifier in Alexandria for the 2019 finals over image-rights violations and personal security. But once on the pitch, the Egypt superstar was quickly in the thick of the action, winning a first-minute penalty which was blocked. After Marwan Mohsen and Ayman Ashraf goals gave...
Leicester vs Liverpool: Reds Extend Winning Streak Despite Alisson Blunder
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Leicester vs Liverpool: Reds Extend Winning Streak Despite Alisson Blunder

Liverpool’s Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson Becker gestures after the final whistle during the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Liverpool at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on September 1, 2018. / AFP PHOTO A goalkeeping howler from Alisson saw Liverpool concede for the first time this season, but they held on to win 2-1 at Leicester and extend their 100 per cent start to the Premier League season. Goals from Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino in the first half gave table-toppers Liverpool a seemingly unassailable lead. Leicester deservedly reduced the arrears through Rachid Ghezzal, who punished an embarrassing blunder from Alisson. It was the first goal Jurgen Klopp’s side had conceded in 418 minutes of Premier League football goi...