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Ex-Viola player Robbiati: Salah not selfish like Cuadrado

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Former Fiorentina player Anselmo Robbiati talked about Mohamed Salah and compared the Egyptian winger with Juan Cuadrado ahead of the club’s Europa League second leg match against Tottenham.

The 22-year-old Chelsea player, who joined the Viola this month on loan until the end of the season, played 4 matches with the team so far – 2 of them as a starter – and he has already assured his quality after scoring twice and providing 1 assist.

Robbiati was talking to the microphones of as he discussed the upcoming second leg against Spurs: “It will be an unpredictable game. Both teams play good football and it will be a good game. I want Viola to be more careful than the last match of Sunday against Torino, but also the British team is very good defensively.”

He then added: “Offensively I think Montella will rely on Salah and Gomez, perfect for this type of game.”

Regarding Salah, the former Fiorentina and Napoli midfielder continued saying: “Compared to Cuadrado, the Egyptian is not selfish. I am confident for the qualification of Fiorentina although Tottenham will have its chance.”

“If I have to make a prediction I see the purple with a 51% chance of going through,” he concluded.

Fiorentina only need a 0-0 draw against Spurs in the second leg of the Europa League round of 32 tie, after they managed to achieve a positive 1-1 away result last Thursday in London.

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