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Wijnaldum heaps praise on new boy Mohamed Salah

Wijnaldum heaps praise on new boy Mohamed Salah

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Liverpool winger Gini Wijnaldum praised new-signing Salah for his impressive pre-season performances, saying the Egyptian settled in so well.

Club record signing Salah scored in three of Liverpool’s pre-season games against Wigan Atheltic, Leicester City, and Hertha Berlin after brilliant combinations with Phillippe Coutinho.

READ: Klopp praises Salah after latest performance

“He’s really flying. I didn’t see his goal because I was in the changing room [against Hertha] but I heard it was a good goal,” Wijnaldum told Liverpoolfc.com.

“He has settled in really well. He’s not only a great player but also a great person, and that makes it easier for him but also for us to accept him.

“Since the moment he came here, he felt free to be himself. It’s a good thing for us,’’ the Dutchman concluded.

Klopp’s men will complete their preparations against Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich in the Audi Cup semi-finals on Tuesday August 1, before facing Spanish side Athletic Bilbao at Anfield on Saturday, August 5.

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