Last Update 15:31
Wednesday, 19 December 2018

Liverpool's Salah happy to meet Egyptians everywhere, ready for new season challenge

Ahram Online , Saturday 28 Jul 2018
Mohamed Salah
Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah (11) signs autographs following an International Champions Cup soccer match against Borussia Dortmund at Bank of America Stadium (Photo: Reuters)
Share/Bookmark
Views: 2121
Share/Bookmark
Views: 2121

Egypt and Liverpool winger Mohamed Salah has expressed his pleasure with meeting Egyptian fans everywhere he goes, confirming that they are the ones who give him huge support at every challenge.

Salah, who returned to training last Friday at Melwood, marked his first pre-season appearance with a goal when he came off the bench to score against Manchester City after just 52 seconds on Wednesday with the attendance Egyptian fans in the stands wearing the national team jersey.

"There are a lot of Egyptians everywhere. I feel good, I feel loved. These are my people and I am very happy about it," Salah was quoted as saying on Liverpool's official website on Saturday.

"The atmosphere in the last game was very good,” Salah remarked, referring to the reception he was given as he signed countless autographs after the match at the MetLife Stadium on Wednesday.

The 26-year-old Salah confirmed that he's enjoying being back with the Liverpool squad as he and his teammates ready themselves for the challenge of trying to better their after last season.

"I am very happy to be back. I feel good and my shoulder is much better. I’m very happy to be back in the squad," Salah said.

"Last year I had a great season – everyone, not just me. When people talk about me, yes there is some pressure because it was a record [number of goals scored in the Premier League], and we also have to improve in the Champions League and finish in a better position in the Premier League.

“But it’s not something I worry about, I just keep doing what I am doing. I am happy about what I am doing, so I just keep doing the same,” the Egyptian star said.

(For more sports news and updates, follow Ahram Online Sports on Twitter at @AO_Sports and on Facebook at AhramOnlineSports.)

Short link:

 

Email
 
Name
 
Comment's
Title
 
Comment
Ahram Online welcomes readers' comments on all issues covered by the site, along with any criticisms and/or corrections. Readers are asked to limit their feedback to a maximum of 1000 characters (roughly 200 words). All comments/criticisms will, however, be subject to the following code
  • We will not publish comments which contain rude or abusive language, libelous statements, slander and personal attacks against any person/s.
  • We will not publish comments which contain racist remarks or any kind of racial or religious incitement against any group of people, in Egypt or outside it.
  • We welcome criticism of our reports and articles but we will not publish personal attacks, slander or fabrications directed against our reporters and contributing writers.
  • We reserve the right to correct, when at all possible, obvious errors in spelling and grammar. However, due to time and staffing constraints such corrections will not be made across the board or on a regular basis.
Latest

© 2010 Ahram Online.