Liverpool superstar backed to emulate Karim Benzema, Robert Lewandowski and Cristiano Ronaldo as he enters his 30s

Mohamed Salah has been backed to emulate the output of the elite forwards in Europe well into his mid-thirties at Liverpool.

The Egyptian put pen to paper on a new long-term deal that would keep him at Anfield until 2025.

He’s been tipped to continue the high-scoring output that has seen him win three Golden Boots in five seasons in the Premier League.

The likes of Robert Lewandowski, Karim Benzema, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have all managed to maintain their high-scoring outputs as well as even managing to improve on them.

Creative Improvement

Whoscored are backing the 30-year-old to follow in the footsteps of the likes of Benzema, Lewandowski and Ronaldo who have all managed to continue scoring into their mid-thirties.

Raj Chohan of the PremLeaguePanel broke down Salah’s improvements from a creative standpoint from last season: “He’s obviously a phenomenal goalscorer, he’s showed that throughout his time but I think we’ve seen an upwards trajectory in other parts of his game.

“For example, last season he was the top assist maker in the Premier League, he’s gone up a level in terms of his creative ability.

“I think even after AFCON where his performances definitely dipped and he was fatigued, we saw his creative side come into the fall especially against Villarreal in the semi-finals of the Champions League assisting two goals in that tie.

“He’s adding new facets to his game and he’s definitely on that upwards trajectory.”

Salah’s Physicality and Mentality

He also spoke about Salah’s physicality and mentality with the forward being ‘in the mould’ of the other top strikers in Europe.

He continued: “I think with Salah, there’s something about his physical shape and his mentality which is why I think he’s in that (Karim) Benzema, (Robert) Lewandowski and Cristiano Ronaldo kind of mould where he will keep on going into his mid-thirties at a top-level.

“There’s that hunger about him, he always talks about individual records and also team trophies, I think he’s got that in him to carry on.”

Salah has been involved in the third most goals in Europe since signing for Liverpool, bettered only by Lionel Messi and Robert Lewandowski.


Liverpool told to sell unhappy player for £40M amid claims he could leave the club

Liverpool have been urged by a former player to get rid of their £22.5M rated midfielder. The Reds have flirted with the idea of signing...

“In recent weeks:” Jurgen Klopp has “expressed interest in” signing £14M rated midfielder that stands at 6ft3

Liverpool have been linked with a move for a former Premier League midfielder who has impressed in the PL in the past. The Reds have...

Sky Sports man says LFC signing rapid £54.8M forward “would be a smart move” to keep up with “frightening” Man City

Liverpool have been urged to sign Bayern Munich forward Leroy Sane to boost the club's attacking depth after losing three attackers this summer. Sadio Mane...

“It’s not his fault”: Harvey Elliot absolves Darwin Nunez of blame and shows incredible maturity

Liverpool's Harvey Elliot has come out in support of his teammate Darwin Nunez following his dismissal for a red card on Monday night. The Reds...

Report suggests Liverpool could see incoming signings and outgoings before the transfer deadline

Liverpool could well be in line for a busy end to the transfer window, with reports claiming players could both leave and come into...