£11m Chelsea man hailed as 'The King of Stamford Bridge'

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Chelsea winger Mohamed Salah has been hailed in his homeland following an impressive performance against Stoke City.

Mohamed Salah was once the scourge of Chelsea, but now he is one of their brightest lights.

He may have only arrived at Stamford Bridge from FC Basel in January for a reported £11million, but the 21-year-old looked very much at home during the 3-0 win over Stoke City on Saturday.

The Egyptian scored the first goal, won the penalty that was converted by Frank Lampard at the second attempt, and set up Willian for the third.  So all in all, a very impressive day's work.

But it is not just the Chelsea faithful who are raining praise down on their new hero.  An Egyptian newspaper has also joined in, hailing Salah as "The King of Stamford Bridge".

The picture of the article has been doing the rounds on social media, and considering Salah's short-term impact there is no reason to disagree with the headline.

He is already proving to be something of a gem.  But then Chelsea already knew that, having been tormented by him time and again during his time with the Swiss champions.


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