Analyst lashes out at Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah for being selfish – 2018 FIFA World Cup
Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah (R) celebrates with teammate Sadio Mane
Monday May 07, 2018. 17:00
Despite netting 89 goals between them in the current 2018/19 English Premier League season for Liverpool, Sadio mane, Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino are seen as selfish.
According to football analyst Jermaine Jenas the Reds prolific trio is becoming selfish and has bizarrely claimed that they haven’t played for each other in the past two matches.
Liverpool recently edged through to the UEFA Champions League final despite a 4-2 second-leg defeat to AS Roma and then lost 1-0 at Chelsea on their return to EPL on Sunday.
“Mohamed Salah did not look that interested against Chelsea, which was odd, but I was more concerned with the way Liverpool’s entire front three played at the Stadio Olimpico,” Jenas wrote in his BBC column.
“I saw something in the second leg which I have not seen all season, which was Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane being selfish for the first time.
“Usually, when they counter-attack, all three of them are trying to find each other and the best route to goal. Yes Salah has scored the majority, but they have been sharing the goals out, which is one of the reason things have worked so well.
“This time, it seemed like it was suddenly every man for himself at the top end of the pitch – it was like they did not want to pass to each other anymore.
“It was almost as if they had looked at the records books about who had scored what in the Champions League and were thinking ‘I want to be the man who scores the most’.”