Rio Ferdinand: What’s different about Mo Salah at Liverpool FC

The Man United legend believes Mohamed Salah has been much more clinical at Liverpool FC this season

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff
Liverpool FC star Mohamed Salah Photo: Mohamed Salah / Instagram

Rio Ferdinand believes Mohamed Salah has become more clinical since his move to Liverpool FC.

The Egypt international moved to Liverpool FC in a £39m deal from AS Roma in the 2017 summer transfer window.

Salah has scored an incredible 39 times in 42 games in all competitions in the 2017-18 season.

The 25-year-old scored Liverpool FC’s equaliser in a 2-1 win against Manchester City in the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final.

Salah scored in both legs of the last-eight clash to help Liverpool FC book their place in the Champions League semi-finals.

The African forward is leading the race to finish the season as the Premier League’s top goal-scorer after 29 goals in 31 outings in the English top flight.

Former Manchester United defender Ferdinand opened up about the difference between Salah at Chelsea FC and Liverpool FC.

“What’s evident about him this season… I saw him at Chelsea and he was about skills, dribbling and taking people on,” Ferdinand told BT Sport.

“Now, he looks like a guy who all he wants to do is finish games. He gets an opportunity, ghosts in and the composure that he shows is ice-cold.”

Salah spent eight months at Chelsea FC before he moved to Serie A giants Fiorentina on loan before the Egyptian completed a switch to AS Roma.

Liverpool FC signed Netherlands international Virgil van Dijk from Southampton in a club record £75m deal in the January transfer window.

The Reds are on course to finish in the Premier League’s top four in successive seasons.

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