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Egypt's Salah must keep going this way, says Montella

Fiorentina will be tested Thursday when they face Juventus in the Coppa Italia semis

Mohamad Mosselhi , Wednesday 4 Mar 2015
Fiorentina's Mohamend Salah (Photo: AP)
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Fiorentina coach Vincenzo Montella is delighted with Mohamad Salah's performance at the club, calling on him to "keep going this way."

The 22-year-old has produced a string of strong displays with the Viola since his arrival last month on loan from Chelsea, scoring four goals in six appearances on all fronts.

On Sunday Salah scored the winner against Inter Milan in the Serie A, giving Fiorentina their first victory at Giuseppe Meazza in almost 15 years.

Asked about his opinion on the Egypt winger after his dazzling performance with the club, Montella expressed his delight over his performances and quick adaptation to the team's tactics.    

"Mohamed Salah? The objective of every coach is to keep developing a player all the time," Montella was quoted as saying by Football-Italia.

"He must keep going this way. He managed to get into the team's mechanisms right away and we're perfectly happy.

"Often when you try to improve a player at all costs you end up making him worse."

Fiorentina will have a stern test on Thursday when they play the first leg of the Coppa Italia semis against Juventus.

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