Liverpool's Mohamed Salah hopes to stay clear in race for golden boot

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah hopes to stay clear in race for golden boot

"I didn't play. You can see by the numbers".

Fellow countryman Mido did concede that he was unsure when Salah returned to the English top-flight last summer for £39million following his disappointing spell at Chelsea.

"You can see my body now is different than before, my finishing is different, I am more comfortable on the pitch and am trying to improve every day".

Mohamed Salah is just one goal short of equalling Cristiano Ronaldo's Premier League record for the most goals in a 38-game campaign, but things did not always go his way.

It would take a pretty big effort from anyone else to finish as the top scorer in England's top flight, but United defender Smalling was in a jokey mood after scoring for the third consecutive away game in United's 2-0 win at Bournemouth on Wednesday.

"In the end it is an individual award, but it also helps the team get the points". I'd expect Harry Kane to score at least four in four, and he's four behind, so Salah has to score at least two more in my opinion, though I don't know how many more games he's going to play.

"I will be very happy if I break it".

"It's always good when you see your name with legends of a club like Liverpool, it's a different feeling and I'm very happy about that".

He's a great goalscorer but he's also a team player in everything he does.

"But before, when I was second to Kane, I had a chance to score, I gave it to Bobby [Roberto Firmino] and he scored". I give assists, I create chances, because I can't forget my position. I am happy in the city, for the club and for myself for sure.

Former Liverpool winger Dirk Kuyt has labelled Roberto Firmino a "complete player" and a "great" asset to Liverpool, the Daily Mail reports.

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