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Dejan Lovren discusses special ‘connection’ with Salah

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Liverpool defender has shed the light over his close relationship with club teammate and Egypt star , stating that both of them share a ‘similar background’.

Since joining Liverpool in July 2017, Salah has developed a strong friendship with Lovren which appears vividly through the duo’s pictures from the Reds’ games and training sessions. Moreover their humorous posts on social media, in addition to the 26-year-old forward highlighting in previous interviews that Lovren is his closest Liverpool teammate.

The Croatia defender reckons his relationship with Salah is up to both of them coming from a similar background.

“From day one, we felt this connection. We have been talking a lot, we were talking about private things and we have a similar background, a tough life from the beginning,” Lovren said.

“It wasn’t easy to grow up where he was in Egypt without anything, and I had a similar thing in Croatia with the war and going back to Germany. And then with his normality, how he can talk to you and when you see how he thinks… we are good friends, coffee, jokes!”

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