Mohamed Salah makes bold claim

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Liverpool star Mohamed Salah has issued a bold statement following a relatively poor run of form in front of goal for the Reds. 

Salah, who has scored just twice in his past eight Premier League matches, has been arguably the Merseysiders' best player this season, contributing 30 goals and 16 assists in 48 matches across all competitions so far.

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Despite struggling to score in his past few matches for Liverpool, he did win the 2022 FWA Footballer of the Year award last week, and he has now made a bold declaration about his status in the game today.

"If you compare me with any player in my position, not only in my team but in the world, you will find that I am the best," Salah told beIN SPORTS.

"I always focus on my work and do my best, and my numbers are the best proof of my words.

"I like to always create a new challenge for me, to work in a different way, and to make a difference, and that is my duty."

The 29-year-old also touched on his side's upcoming UEFA Champions League final against Real Madrid, the team he faced in his first-ever UCL final in 2018, during which he, unfortunately, had to come off in the first half after suffering a shoulder injury.

"I remember the last [Champions League] final against Real Madrid as if it was yesterday," he added.

"I feel very excited about facing them in the final again. We want to do well this time.

"When I left the pitch last time, it was sad for me, but I had to accept it and move on. That's why we won the Champions League a year later.

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"All my life I've been thinking this way and tried to stay on the right track. In the past, there were those who told me that I would not be able to achieve anything after leaving Chelsea but I stayed positive.

"I hope we can achieve the quadruple. I'm doing my best to win the Premier League and the Champions League, but the most important thing is the team."

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