Following Liverpool’s 1-1 draw with Arsenal at the Emirates on Saturday evening, Martin Keown gave Mohamed Salah a verbal lashing for his sub-par performance for the Reds.
Liverpool’s front three have not been on the same electric form as they were throughout the majority of last season and they struggled yet again against Arsenal. Perhaps suffering from the most dramatic dip in form is Salah, who finished the last campaign with 44 goals in all competitions.
However, the Egyptian was poor against the Gunners and Martin Keown was quick to point this out on BT Sport. He said that Salah “doesn’t look the real deal for me” and that it seems like the Liverpool forward “doesn’t want to get hurt” when he plays, as reported by This Is Futbol.
Keown then pondered whether the shoulder dislocation which Salah
Mo Salah VS the Big teams this Season:
Man City 0 Goals
Chelsea 0 Goals
Chelsea( league cup) 0 Goals
Tottenham 0 Goals
Arsenal 0 Goals
PSG 0 Goals
Napoli 0 Goals pic.twitter.com/8UQ8a5lM3W
— FootballFunnys (@FootballFunnnys) November 3, 2018
Having registered five goals in 11 league matches thus far, Salah’s goal-scoring statistics are by no means terrible, but his performances have not lived up to those of last season yet.
Salah started the season in disappointing fashion and it often seems as though the pacy Egyptian is suffering from a lack of confidence this campaign. Where he would instinctively shoot last season, he takes an extra touch and the opportunity to score passes him by.
Having spent the most money of all the Premier League clubs in the summer, splashing out on £177m worth of new personnel, Liverpool’s
However, whilst Sadio Mané
Next up for Jürgen Klopp’s side in the league is a home fixture against a relegation-battling Fulham