Rio Ferdinand has praised Mohamed Salah and stated that the Liverpool star is on a par with Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi in recent years. The Manchester United legend believes the Egyptian is not getting the credit he deserves.
Mohamed Salah scored early in the second half against AC Milan on Wednesday night to help the Reds level. The Anfield team was trailing 2-1 at halftime after quick goals from Ante Rebic and Brahim Diaz. Liverpool finally won the match 3-2.
Rio Ferdinand was analyzing the game at BT Sport when he made the bold claims about Mohamed Salah. He put the Liverpool star in the same box as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, adding that the numbers speak for themselves.
“Liverpool fans love Salah. I’m a little confused why he doesn’t get the credit he deserves. He’s doing crazy numbers and consistently. He’s phenomenal, he’s obsessive in nature, he’s in excellent condition.”
“I don’t think Salah gets the credit he deserves. In recent years, he has to be in the conversation with people like Messi and Ronaldo. His consistency and numbers are very good.”
Mohamed Salah deserves a new contract with Liverpool, says Rio Ferdinand
Liverpool are in talks with Mohamed Salah about a new contract. The Egyptian is reportedly demanding a large increase in wages. Reports suggest that the former Chelsea player is looking to become the highest paid Liverpool player in history.
Rio Ferdinand believes the lawsuits are justified and should get the new deal.
“While Liverpool haven’t spent much this summer like other teams, a lot of players signed new contracts. The one who hasn’t signed yet is Mo Salah. Now he obviously wants a few pounds. And rightly so. Good luck to him.” . He deserves it. He deserves to be one of the highest paid players in the Premier League for what he has done since joining Liverpool, really. He is never injured and year after year he is the top scorer. it’s just. That is what it is “.
Liverpool will face Crystal Palace this weekend in the Premier League before facing Norwich City in the Carabao Cup.
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