Former Liverpool striker Ian Rush believes Mohamed Salah is greater than able to breaking his club-record 47 objectives in a season however hopes he’ll again it up with silverware.
The Egypt worldwide has scored 36 in 41 matches thus far and with a minimal of 9 video games remaining he stands a superb probability of surpassing Rush’s mark from 1983-84.
“The 47 goals is difficult and I thought that might stay but the way Salah is playing now anything can happen. I think it is realistic,” Rush instructed Press Affiliation Sport forward of Saturday’s Liverpool Legends sport in opposition to Bayern Munich at Anfield, which is elevating cash for the LFC Basis.
“It’s improbable and he could not have performed any extra.
“I watched him in opposition to Watford (when Salah scored 4) and it’s the greatest I’ve seen him play.
“For somebody to attain 47 objectives can be a tremendous feat and he’s able to doing it if we are able to get a superb run within the Champions League – once I scored 47 objectives we received the European Cup so it does want that little bit longer.
“We won three trophies that season and that’s what we’ve got to start doing now.”
Salah’s probabilities of surpassing Rush’s report will probably be enhanced ought to they handle to progress previous Manchester City within the quarter-finals of the Champions League subsequent month.
And whereas Metropolis are the favourites the Reds’ all-time main scorer thinks the ability of Anfield, and the membership’s European heritage, will play into the palms of Jurgen Klopp’s aspect.
“Manchester Metropolis goes to be one hell of a sport within the Champions League however on the day, 11 versus 11, Liverpool are able to beating anybody,” he added.
“Manchester City will be favourites to win and maybe have a stronger squad but at the end of the day on these European nights Liverpool are capable of doing everything as history has shown in the past.”
Rush believes the signing of Virgil van Dijk for a club-record £75million in January has helped handle some defensive weaknesses.
“We are keeping clean sheets and with Van Dijk coming in that has helped a great deal, he is getting them more organised,” he mentioned.
“We had a nasty month and that’s what price us the league however now I can see we’re scoring objectives however we’re beginning to maintain clear sheets.
“We have to be more consistent and if we can do that we are looking at winning more trophies.”