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Rudi Garcia: Mohamed Salah didn’t surprise me, he is fantastic

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Former AS Roma manager and current Olympique Marseille manager has heaped praise on ’s incredible record-breaking season.

Mohamed Salah has contributed to 43 goals and 15 assists in 45 games in all competitions this season. The 25-year-old’s tally is currently the highest in Europe as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo both have scored 40 and 42 goals respectively.

are currently leading the UEFA Champions League semi-final tie against Roma after defeating them 5-2 in the first leg at Anfield.

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Speaking to Sky Italia, the French manager has fancied the Giallorossi’s chances of a comeback against Liverpool, saying: “If they did it against Barcelona, they can definitely do it against Liverpool.

“When the score was 5-0 I was very worried about Roma, but at 5-2 I think they are back in it. They should believe in themselves because they are capable of doing another comeback,” he added.

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Garcia was also asked to comment about Mohamed Salah’s progress since leaving Italy and the Frenchman replied with: “Salah? He did not surprise me, he is fantastic.”

Liverpool host Ramadan Sobhi’s 19th placed Stoke City in the Premier League as the Reds look to secure their third place in the table with Tottenham Hotspurs only three points behind them.

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