Gary Lineker raves about Mohamed Salah after Liverpool FC v Tottenham

The Spurs legend singles out Mohamed Salah for special praise after the Liverpool FC forward's 20th Premier League goal

Liverpool FC forward Mohamed Salah Photo: Screen grab

Gary Lineker hailed Mohamed Salah’s impact in the Premier League after the summer signing scored his 20th goal in Liverpool FC’s 2-2 draw with Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday.

The Egypt international has been a revelation since his £39m move to Liverpool FC from Serie A giants AS Roma back in July.

Salah’s arrival was met with some skepticisim given his disappointing stint at Chelsea in 2014 before a move to Italy.

However, the 25-year-old wasted no time leaving his mark on the Premier League after Salah raced to 10 Premier League goals in his opening 12 top-flight outings.

Salah has continued to build on his early-season form and the African forward broke the deadlock in the third minute when he capitalised on Eric Dier’s loose pass.

The Egyptian slotted a finish past Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris to move to within one goal of Spurs forward Harry Kane at the top of the goal-scoring charts.

However, Victor Wanyama levelled with 10 minutes to play with a sensational finish from outside the area before Harry Kane missed a penalty moments later.

Salah appeared to have punished the Spurs striker with an incredible solo effort before Kane levelled in the fourth minute of added time with a controversial equaliser from the penalty spot.

Former Spurs forward Lineker heaped praise on Salah for his incredible start to life at the Anfield outfit.

Lineker wrote on Twitter: “20 Premier League goals for Salah. What a signing he’s been.”

Salah has reached 20 Premier League goals faster than any other Liverpool FC player, eclipsing Robbie Fowler, Michael Owen, Fernando Torres and Luis Suarez.

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