Salah Reveals What Mourinho Said To Him This Season

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah celebrates his side's first goal in their 4-0 victory over Brighton & Hove Albion at Anfield

Liverpool have benefited from Salah's exploits with the club fighting to finish second in the league and also in contention to reach the Champions League final after drawing AS Roma in the semi-finals.

"These are a team that we are all hoping will win the Champions League in a couple of weeks - that's the level, we fell short of that level today".

The Egyptian netted a record-breaking 32nd goal of the Premier League campaign during Sunday's 4-0 win over Brighton, clinching the Golden Boot in the process.

Champions Manchester City have broken the Premier League record for wins, points and goals this season and set another landmark by becoming the first side in English top flight history to reach 100 points as Gabriel Jesus struck a dramatic late victor to beat Southampton 1-0.

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Newcastle United striker Dwight Gayle (-2.93) and Liverpool youngster Dominic Solanke (-2.49) were also named and shamed in the top five of the league's least clinical players. However, the clash pits the two top scorers in the Champions League this season against one another, with Ronaldo in one set of colours and Salah in the other.

LIVERPOOL midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum admits the dream of joining the ranks of Champions League "legends" is driving the players to succeed in Kiev later this month.

"He told me that he is happy with what I am doing".

"Of course!" he said.

"I can't imagine how hard it must be if everybody tells you every day how brilliant you are but not only that, they give you an Oscar, an award for this and award for that, for getting out of the vehicle without an accident".

'We are lucky that we can give them one if we win.

Next Saturday's Kiev showdown sees Jurgen Klopp's side looking to become champions of Europe for a sixth time against reigning holders Real Madrid.

'They are really professional - this is their third final in three years, so that says a lot about that team. "We are delighted to be partnering for the third year running with BT Sport to make these games available live to YouTube users across all of our platforms".



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