Charlie Nicholas suggests Liverpool shouldn't pick Mo Salah

Mohamed Salah during the match between FC Barcelona and Liverpool FC, corresponding to the semifinal of the UEFA Champions League, played at the Camp Nou Stadium, on 01st May 2019, in...

Liverpool are expected to beat Genk in the Champions League this evening, even though Jurgen Klopp could announce a number of changes.

Mohamed Salah of Liverpool prays during the Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Leicester City at Anfield on October 5, 2019 in Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Charlie Nicholas has told Sky Sports that he would take Mo Salah out of Liverpool’s line up for their match against Genk this evening.

Liverpool are heavy favourites to beat the Belgian outfit, even though Jurgen Klopp is expected to make alterations to his side.

Liverpool have a match against Manchester City at the weekend in the Premier League which Klopp insisted that he was not focusing on yesterday.

 

However, the Reds may well rest some key players this evening, to ensure that they are fresh for the weekend.

And Nicholas feels that taking Salah out of their attacking unit could be the wisest thing for Liverpool, even though the Egyptian will want to play.

“It is normally Firmino who he rests, but I would leave him in with Mane and leave Salah out,” Nicholas said. “He may not like it but it needs to happen.

Mohamed Salah during the match between FC Barcelona and Liverpool FC, corresponding to the semifinal of the UEFA Champions League, played at the Camp Nou Stadium, on 01st May 2019, in...

“Divock Origi and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will come in and I think it will be a fairly comfortable night nevertheless for Liverpool.”

Liverpool beat Genk 4-1 away from home in their last Champions League match, and there is an expectation that they will pick up the three points at Anfield this evening.

Liverpool have collected six points from their three Champions League matches to date, and another victory tonight would leave them in a strong position to qualify from their group.

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