Klopp laughs off Salah's lack of goals

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"We are talking about having a £50m player at your disposal because he is potentially a world-class striker".

He has been directly involved in four goals in just six games this season, but wasn't at the races in the win over Paris Saint-Germain in the mid-week Champions League match. So, the start was good for us as a team and for him as well.

Former Arsenal defender, Martin Keown says Mohamed Salah has been forced to compromise his playing style as a result of the injury he suffered during the Champions League final, back in May.

"It's a pretty normal situation for an offensive player that they don't score [sometimes]".


"No one remembers that (his slow start last season), it is really no problem".

"I have said it a few times, I knew he was a good footballer when we signed him but I could never have imagined what an outstanding person he is".

"I think Bobby doesn't need his eye to play so I told him", said Senegal worldwide Mane after the thrilling 3-2 win over PSG at Anfield. "It is completely normal everyone expects that".

There is a feeling he is trying too hard to score at the same remarkable rate he managed last season but Klopp has no concerns and insists Salah is working harder than ever before. At the start as a team it was good, and for him as well.


The 26-year-old has set unbelievably high standards for himself after last season's brilliant first year at Anfield and many feel that he's nowhere near those heights at the beginning of this campaign.

But divisive contrarian Joey Barton has some criticism for Reds supporters as the Fleetwood Town manager, who is not afraid to voice a dissenting opinion, claims that the reason for Liverpool's Premier League trophy drought is down to the fact that the club's fans only give their all on European nights. Past year he missed chances.

The African forward was criticised for being wasteful in possession during Liverpool FC's 3-2 win over PSG in the Champions League.

"Yes, he lost the ball before we conceded the second [PSG] goal, but it was a very intense game and things like this happen constantly", Klopp said.


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