Milner: Salah signing just what Liverpool need

Mohamed Salah with classy surprise for fans as he gets tour on first day at Liverpool		Posted by Cameron Hogwood

The former Liverpool midfielder thinks Salah's revival in Serie A has done him a world of good, contributing towards his all round development as a player.

At current exchange rates, the fee is short of the club record £35 million paid for Andy Carroll in 2011 but matches the sum they spent in 2016 to make Sadio Mane the most expensive African player. Everyone can see the coach gives everything.

Liverpool targeted the former Roma player since 2014, when he instead opted to join Chelsea prior to an underwhelming performance in the English Premier League. Supporters of the Anfield club will be thrilled with a return to the Champions League (should they navigate a qualifier) and will be hoping to challenge for honours both domestically and in Europe.

"Mohamed has the flawless mix of experience and potential - this is a really exciting signing for us", the manager told his club's official website.

Speaking to Liverpoolfc.com after his switch, Salah explained: "I have experience [of England]".




Liverpool are within touching distance of glory and have already proved themselves to be the best among the Premier League's elite in head-to-head clashes, according to Reds legend Steven Gerrard.

Indeed, Salah has proven an exciting player during his spells at Basel, Fiorentina and Roma, but the versatile forward struggled during his stint at Chelsea.

I saw most of the games, they played so good. "With Roma, I had the best years of my career so far and I will have nothing but gratitude and great memories", Salah said on his official Facebook page after completing his move to Liverpool.

"He is an ambitious player who wants to win and win at the highest level; he knows he can fulfill those ambitions with Liverpool".

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