Mohamed Salah has been brilliant since arriving at Liverpool, and hot on the heels of scoring the goal that sent Egypt to the World Cup, he’s claimed that the club can and will cope without Sadio Mane.
After Mane was injured on international duty, the majority of Liverpool fans feared the worst, and that’s understandable given he’s one of their best – if not the best – player they have.
However, Salah says that while the injury is obviously bad news, Liverpool have to put it behind them and move forward.
He was speaking to Liverpool’s website and said: “I texted him when he was at the national (team) and then when he came back. He told me then he was injured, so that’s bad news for everyone.
“But that’s football and anything can happen. Now we have to focus on the game and keep moving forward.”
The United game is obviously huge for Liverpool, but legend Kenny Dalglish claims that Klopp needs to be backed by the club no matter what the result, and that winning the title will take time and transfer windows for Klopp to get the side he wants.
He said: “People are used to the instant answer or solution but it doesn’t work in football. A wee bit of patience doesn’t go amiss for anyone who wants to be successful.
“If you buy well enough and spend well enough, then you can compete.
“You don’t have to do it in one transfer window, it may take four or five, but no matter. It took Fergie a long time to do it at Man Utd, so…