Liverpool handed huge boost ahead of PL clash with Man City

Annette Crawford
January 9, 2018

The Egyptian global - along with Barcelona-bound Philippe Coutinho - missed the last-gasp win at Burnley on New Year's Day and the subsequent FA Cup Merseyside derby defeat of Everton.

Indeed, a lack of hard information over the severity of Salah's injury had cast doubt on his availability for the showdown with champions-elect City, but the Liverpool Echo now reports that he is winning his battle to be fit for the match.

Jurgen Klopp was forced to field a makeshift forward line at Turf Moor, with Sadio Mane and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain flanking Dominic Solanke.

Liverpool's No.11, who is second in the Premier league top scorers' list with 17 goals, earned 50 per cent of the public vote in the poll, Liverpool said on their official website on Monday.

Mohamed Salah has won the PFA Fans' Player of the Month for December.

According to the Liverpool Echo, Salah traveled with his teammates earlier this week for a warm weather training camp in Dubai and responded well to treatment.

The Reds are going to need Salah to be at full fitness, as superstar Philippe Coutinho has now left the building, signing for Barcelona on Saturday.

Klopp rotated his squad carefully throughout a busy festive run, but despite this Salah started every game last month, likely leading to his injury.

Pep Guardiola's side are still undefeated in the league, and though they were held to a 0-0 draw away to Crystal Palace on New Year's Eve, they sit 15 points clear of Man United at the top.

Believe it or not, there are professional footballers who want to play for Liverpool.

Mohamed Salah missed a couple of great chances in that Man City match, as the Reds looked capable of beating the Sky Blues.

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