Salah confident of WC recovery

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.