Liverpool and Egypt star Mohamed Salah updates on shoulder injury from UEFA Champions League final
Posted: 28 May 2018 Time: 12:00
Liverpool superstar Mohamed Salah is confident he will recover from the injury suffered during the UEFA Champions League final in time to represent Egypt in their first FIFA World Cup since 1990.
Salah, 25, departed the final in Kiev in tears after just 30 minutes, after a suffering a suspected dislocated shoulder in a challenge with Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos.
The sight of the PFA Player of the Year walking off the pitch not only caused concern among Reds fans but also Egyptian football lovers during the 3-1 defeat.
Liverpool head coach Jurgen Klopp initially suggested that he would be ruled out of the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Russia after the game but Salah has since declared his confidence in recovering for the global showpiece.
The Egyptian FA also tweeted that Salah suffered a 'sprain in the shoulder ligaments' and there's 'optimism' surrounding his fitness for Russia.
It was a very tough night, but I'm a fighter. Despite the odds, I'm confident that I'll be in Russia to make you all proud. Your love and support will give me the strength I need. pic.twitter.com/HTfKF4S70e— Mohamed Salah (@MoSalah) May 27, 2018