Inter Milan coach Mancini describes Egypt's Salah as 'interesting player'

Ahram Online , Wednesday 24 Dec 2014

Chelsea’s Mohamed Salah
Chelsea’s Mohamed Salah (right) shoots past Sporting’s Andre Carrillo during the Champions League Group G soccer match between Chelsea and Sporting Lisbon at Stamford Bridge in London, Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014 (Photo: AP)

Inter Milan coach Roberto Mancini said Chelsea winger Mohamed Salah is an "interesting player" but stopped short of confirming whether he is interested in signing him in the January transfer window.

Salah has struggled for regular football since joining English Premier League side Chelsea from Swiss side Basel last January, with an array of attacking talents at Mourinho’s disposal making life difficult for him.

The 22-year-old was also criticised for being profligate but Mourinho is keeping faith with the pacy forward, who turned down an offer from Liverpool to link up with the Portuguese at the Blues.

Italian reports linked Salah with a January move to Italian Serie A side Inter Milan despite Mourinho's assertion that he is going nowhere.

"He is young and very interesting," Mancini said in an interview with La Gazzetta dello Sport on Wednesday.

Saah has played six games in all competitions so far this season but has failed to find the net.

He made a rare Champions League start when already-qualified Chelsea defeated Sporting Lisbon 3-1 in their final group-stage game earlier this month.

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