The Liverpool winger has been the Participant of the Yr so much in the Leading League, but see what we wrote about him in June 2013.
Talent Scout: Mohamed Salah (June 2013)
Club Basle (Swi), Region Egypt, Posture Winger, Age 20 (15.06.92), Previous club Arab Contractors
International debut September 2011, v Sierra Leone, Caps 20 (11 plans)
Africa’s Young Participant of the Yr in 2012, he is also the youngest player at any time to seem in the Egyptian leading-flight, producing his debut for Arab Contractors at the age of 15 in 2007.
Scouts from Basle noticed Salah at the 2011 Below-20 Globe Cup in Colombia. The Swiss club have been so keen to get their guy that they invited “Momo” and the entire nationwide underneath-23 workforce to Europe for a friendly the pursuing 12 months.
He was ultimately signed for 2.2 million to fill the proper-flank gap created by the departure of Xherdan Shaqiri to Bayern Munich, and it speaks volumes for the Egyptian youngster’s potential that his predecessor has been barely missed.
Like Dutch large guy Arjen Robben, Salah is a remaining-footer who is at his greatest on the proper, and when in whole flow – which invariably is the circumstance – several whole-backs can cope with his excessive speed, minimal centre of gravity, elegant contact and all-spherical elusiveness.