Noel Whelan It has been suggested that Liverpool’s form may hinge on Mohamed Salah rediscovering their ‘magic’.
Former Leeds striker, dedicated to Football Insiderclaiming the 30-year-old must now show the Reds why they chose him over Sadio Mane.
salah He has scored just two goals in his first seven games of the 2022-23 season since signing a new three-year contract.
sources said Football Insider (June 2) The contract is worth £400,000 a week and will cost the club £62.4m in wages alone.
The Merseysiders have scored just nine points in their first six games of the Premier League season.
Salah has 159 goals and 66 assists in 262 appearances for Liverpool.
Whelan says the 83-cap Egypt international “looks like a shadow of himself right now”.
He says Football InsiderEwan Kingsbury: “He has now set expectations for the performance of the last four or five years.
“I think he has to find his form and find it quickly.
“When you’re not in good shape, sometimes all it takes is a click. Sometimes it looks like he’s overdoing it. Sometimes he seems to do too little.
“He has to find the form and consistency that makes Liverpool choose him over Mane because he now looks like a shadow of himself.
“Klopp will count on him to find that magic again and become a player who can change the game in an instant.”
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