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Mohamed Salah named BBC African Footballer of the Year


Egyptian Mohamed Salah has been voted BBC African Footballer of the Year for 2017. Following a record number of votes, the Liverpool star won ahead of Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Guinean Naby Keita, Sadio Mane of Senegal and Nigeria’s Victor Moses. “I am very happy to win this award,” the 25-year-old told BBC Sport. “It’s always a special feeling when you ...

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Real Madrid ‘interested’ in Mohamed Salah, claims Egypt head coach Hector Cuper


Real Madrid are ‘interested’ in signing Liverpool’s goalscoring sensation Mohamed Salah, according to Egypt head coach Hector Cuper. Salah has been a revelation since his £37million move from Roma in the summer – scoring 17 goals in 21 appearances for his new club. It’s only December, but the 25-year-old has already scored more than each of Liverpool’s top scorers from ...

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BBC African Footballer of the Year 2017: The five contenders

One of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Naby Keita, Sadio Mane, Victor Moses and Mohamed Salah will be crowned winner on Monday 11 December

The five-man shortlist of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Naby Keita, Sadio Mane, Victor Moses and Mohamed Salah has been revealed and voting for the BBC African Footballer of the Year 2017 is now open. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – Gabon and Borussia Dortmund Not once in the long history of the Bundesliga had an African ever topped the league’s scoring charts outright until Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang hit ...

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2018 WC Qualifiers: Mo Salah out of Ghana clash

Mohammed Salah was crucial for Egypt in Brazzaville (Image credit: Reuters)

Egypt Head Coach Hector Cuper has left out Liverpool forward Mohammed Salah in his final 25-man squad to face Ghana in their final FIFA World Cup qualifier on November. The Pharaohs who have already secured qualification to their first World Cup in 27 years will be without Salah who has been their lead marksman throughout the qualifying rounds. The 25 ...

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Egypt qualify for 2018 World Cup


A 95th minute goal from Mohamed Salah sent Egypt to the 2018 World Cup in Russia after the Pharaohs beat Congo 2-1 in a Group E qualifier at the Borg El Arab Stadium in Alexandria on Sunday night. The win is enough to see Egypt uncatchable at the top of Group E with 12 points from five matches. Uganda, who ...

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Liverpool complete signing of Mohamed Salah from Roma on five-year deal


Liverpool have completed the signing of Roma forward Mohamed Salah on a five-year deal, with the fee rising to £34.3m, according to Sky sources. Jurgen Klopp’s side had an initial offer of £28m rejected earlier in June ,but they have been dogged in their pursuit of the former Chelsea player and that persistence has been rewarded, with the contract officially ...

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Liverpool set to sign Roma’s Mohamed Salah

Salah (r) could become the joint most expensive African player ever (Image credit: Getty Images)

Roma winger Mohamed Salah will have a medical with Liverpool on Thursday before securing a 39m euro (£34m) move. The Egyptian, 25, has been a prime target for Jurgen Klopp as he prepares for next season’s Champions League. At current exchange rates, the fee is short of the club record £35m paid for Andy Carroll in 2011 but matches the ...

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Salah will not come cheap – Roma warn Liverpool


Roma’s sporting director has warned Liverpool that the Italian club will drive a hard bargain over a price for Egyptian international winger Mohamed Salah. The Reds have already had a bid of £28m rejected for the 24-year-old but they remain in talks with the Serie A club. However, sporting director Monchi says that, while Salah may be sold, Roma will ...

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Ayew out as Mahrez, Aubameyang make CAF POTY shortlist


Ghana’s Andre Ayew will not get the chance to contest the next Glo CAF Player of the Year award after he was not included in the final shortlist for the CAF Player of the Year. Ayew was part of the initial shortlist put together by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) but after voting was done by members of the CAF ...

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Fiorentina are eager to secure on-loan Chelsea attacker Mohamed Salah to a permanent deal as quickly as possible. The Egypt international joined Fiorentina on-loan in January without a set fee nominated for a permanent transfer. Corriere Fiorentino says Viola owner Andrea Della Valle hopes to buy Salah immediately, rather than extend his loan into a second season. Salah has been ...

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