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Klopp: Why I Won't Compare African Star With Messi

Klopp: Why I Won't Compare African Star With Messi

By SL International - Feb 24, 2018 10:58 AM

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has explained why he won't compare African superstar Mohamed Salah to FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi.

Read: ‘Salah Is World Class & Will Only Get Better!’

The Egypt international has enjoyed a sensational season with the Reds thus far, having already netted 20 Premier League goals.

Klopp was asked about comparisons between Salah and Messi and the former Borussia Dortmund coach reveals he is not interested in comparing the two.

“Is Mo the best in the business? All over the world? Lionel Messi is left-footed, isn't he? Maybe we should not forget him,” Klopp said, according to the Mirror.

“Best in the world, I’m not too interested in these categories but Mo has a good one. I’m more surprised that he had a header (in his Premier League total) as well. He has a right foot that he scored with too probably.

“I don’t care which part of the body he uses. That’s for him like the other boys. It’s a very good left foot for sure.”

Read: Messi Salvages A Draw For Barca At Chelsea

Where do you think Salah ranks among the best players in the world? Have your say in the comment section below.


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nazzi the second Joined: 23 Oct 2017
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nazzi the second Feb 26, 2018 03:47 PM
you can clearly tell klopp prefers messi but obviously you cant hurt your players feelings
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Warras4phefeni Joined: 09 Nov 2017
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Warras4phefeni Feb 26, 2018 10:58 AM
I don't know why these bloody idiots media so obsessed in comparism this way......hands off from Mo
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SiyaVToni Joined: 10 Oct 2010
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SiyaVToni Feb 25, 2018 02:04 PM
The honest answer is that no the guy is nowhere close to Moussi's talent, but he is a good player in his own right, certainly a great revelation for the reds this season, nobody saw him coming!
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Evergreenmessi Feb 25, 2018 07:50 AM
Messi messi messi messi suarez suarez now coutinho coutinho
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Nick#10 Joined: 08 Dec 2016
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Nick#10 Feb 24, 2018 07:11 PM
Jst becoz he has certain Messi's skills doesn't make him like Messi but I still like salah
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Dladla_Sthe_Keise Feb 24, 2018 04:46 PM
Messi has been playing at this level for the past 10 seasons or so... Salah is just having a good season... Ofcourse you can never compare the 2
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Golden Boots Feb 24, 2018 03:16 PM
Messi shouldn't be compared any player period.
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Myaka weliPhefeni Feb 24, 2018 12:18 PM
Bt they got a same skill pace and talent at the same tym i wll not suprice if sumbody compare them bcz they luk lyk playing the same kind of futball and their actions luk same as well the way they a tricky is the same, most of the tym they gv their opposition a hard tym when they hv the ball
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Faysal Feb 24, 2018 11:14 AM
Eish media man man man

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