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Ian Wright raves about Liverpool winger Mohamed Salah

Mohamed Salah of Liverpool leaves the pitch to make way for Georginio Wijnaldum of Liverpool whom is substituted on during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Leicester City at...

Ian Wright raves about Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah after he scored twice against Leicester City.

Mohamed Salah of Liverpool leaves the pitch to make way for Georginio Wijnaldum of Liverpool whom is substituted on during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Leicester City at...

Mohamed Salah scored two second-half goals as Liverpool came from behind to win 2-1 against Leicester City at Anfield on Saturday.

The 25-year-old has now taken his goal tally to 17 for the Premier League season, just one behind Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane. In addition, he has also registered five assists to his name. 

Undoubtedly, he is Liverpool’s best Premier League scorer in a single season since Luis Suarez, and has scored the most goals (23) by a Reds player in all competitions before New Year since Roger Hunt in 1961-62.

Mohamed Salah of Liverpool breaks past Harry Maguire of Leicester City to score his team's second goal during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Leicester City at Anfield on...

He has turned out to be one of the signings of the season, and his exploits have earned him some high praise from former players and football pundits.

Former Arsenal player turned football pundit Ian Wright took this to a new level when he when he said in the BBC Match of the Day that the Egyptian reminds him of Barcelona great Lionel Messi.

Mohamed Salah of Liverpool celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Leicester City at Anfield on December 30, 2017 in Liverpool,...

“I'm not saying he is as good as who I am going to say but dare I say it,” said Wright in the BBC Match of the Day show.

“He reminds me of [Lionel] Messi, the scampering way he plays, he gives me a Messi-vibe.”

Football fans quickly reacted to Wright’s comments on Twitter, with many seeming to agree with the point the Arsenal legend has tried to convey.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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