Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has been named Premier League Player of the Month for March, Liverpoolfc.com has confirmed.
Salah, who also scooped the PFA Player of the Month award for February, continued his imperious form in that period, scoring 6 goals – including four goals against Watford. He claimed the award ahead of fellow nominees Son Heung-min, Romelu Lukaku, David Silva, Cenk Tosun and Chris Wood.
The Egyptian netted his first goal of the month in a 2-0 win over Newcastle on March 3, before scoring four in the 5-0 win over Watford at Anfield. He also hit the winner against Crystal Palace on the final day of the month at Selhurst Park on March 31.
Salah has now picked up three Player of the Month awards this season following his success in November and February. He is only the sixth player in the Premier League history to have been awarded the honour in consecutive months – following Robbie Fowler, Dennis Bergkamp, Cristiano Ronaldo, Harry Kane and Jamie Vardy.
Salah has now scored 39 goals across competitions, 29 of which have come in the Premier League.
Delighted with seeing Salah bag the Premier League Player of the Month award for March, here is how our fans reacted on Twitter.
POTS guaranteed at the end of the season.
— Samue (@VintageSalah) 13 April 2018
Best player on the planet pic.twitter.com/jcQRgmWoux
— SCARFACE (@LFC_LION) 13 April 2018
My love my friend my brother “mo salah” . ❤
— هيوستن (@ii7LM10) 13 April 2018
— Firmino’s Mistress°° (@daaviAdzo) 13 April 2018
Hahahaa another day another award
— – (@jay_vine26) 13 April 2018
The goat pic.twitter.com/8TJNsVEJVb
— DeadlyDraxler1892 (@Acwe6) 13 April 2018
And it won’t be the last …moving forward he will be wining “best player ..best goal” every month
You will NEVER walk alone Mohammed…you’ve got me voting for you
— safakadhim (@safakadhim87) 13 April 2018
Wow just wow
The greatest ever premier league player
And his name is MOHAMED..
— Mo Dajama (@mo_dajama) 13 April 2018
Wow wow wow my Egyptian Pharaoh is just out of this world!
— Angie Ibrahim (@iAngieBabez) 13 April 2018
woooooooooooow, Really? Congrats Mo, you deserved it more than anyone else. YNWA
— Sammy Apexx (@Kay_apexx) 13 April 2018
record breaker. Congrats man #ProudlyAfrican
— JayFirmino (@juduak66) 13 April 2018
If he doesn’t win Player of the year! We riot!
— Virgil Dan Dijk (@Like4Virgil) 13 April 2018
Liverpool equal two more records after their impressive 2-0 win over Fulham
Liverpool don’t seem to be the same team from last season, despite boasting an unbeaten record in the Premier League.
The Reds beat Fulham 2-0 to make it 30 points from 12 games, and are just two behind Manchester City who lead the table.
Our attack hasn’t blitzed the opposition like last season, but the numbers suggest this has been an amazing start to the Premier League campaign.
Ian Doyle wrote for the Liverpool Echo about the latest game and claimed that we have matched our best points tally after 12 games.
Doyle further claimed that our goal difference of +18 was the best in terms of Premier League seasons.
Our attack might not be firing on all cylinders but our defence has been exceptional so far. Alisson kept yet another clean sheet on Sunday, and we also equalled the record for clean sheets from 1977-78 and 1978-79.
In fact, our defence has been the reason why we have done so well this season. We barely seem to concede and Virgil van Dijk has been an exceptional purchase, alongside Alisson.
The pair combined well to start an attack against the Cottagers on Sunday. Van Dijk signalled Alisson to take a free-kick early, and that resulted in Mohamed Salah opening the scoring for the Reds.
The Reds haven’t been that great in the Champions League, and we need to ensure our qualification into the next round.
Liverpool play Watford after the international break and take on Paris Saint-Germain away a few days later.
“I can’t believe it”, “Shocked” – Some Liverpool fans unsure about Mohamed Salah’s choice of T-shirt
The former Roma star is also one of the most recognisable faces in the world, and there have been murals, statues and paintings celebrating the success of the Liverpool attacker.
It shouldn’t come as a surprise that the player wants a bit of privacy and Salah tweeted an image of him travelling “incognito”.
Travelling incognito.😀 pic.twitter.com/1Ys7bx6AUg
— Mohamed Salah (@MoSalah) November 12, 2018
The player wearing a Balaclava would not have been much of a problem, but many fans didn’t like his choice of shirt.
The Egyptian wore a “Project-Playboy” shirt and while we cannot say what his intentions were by sporting the shirt, some of the fans questioned his taste, while others some supported him.
Salah charging pic.twitter.com/qpRFwau1Tm
— Engr.Faris 🇸🇦 (@Mustache_O) November 12, 2018
— Stuart Maxwell (@cobblerstu) November 12, 2018
— شحات عمران (@gnsPHNmRt71XgdA) November 12, 2018
Be careful mo
— Nathan Astin (@nathastin) November 12, 2018
Try going Rambo next time😂cheers for the pic 🙏 pic.twitter.com/FUFoTVGVcX
— Nav nagra (@Navnagra4) November 12, 2018
Is that Playboy t shirt or another rabbit symbol
— Mohamed Salah Bastawy (@bastawy_salah) November 12, 2018
Playboy ya Salah pic.twitter.com/uAxT1ZYUth
— Abdelrahman mohamed (@Abdelra32371181) November 12, 2018
Mo Salah wearing playboy tees huhhh💉💉💉💉
— _ (@MB_86_) November 12, 2018
Not mo salah mo play boy
I can’t believe it
— husseinbawaked (@husseinbawaked) November 12, 2018
— Lemo (@sugarllemo) November 12, 2018
“I want to help the team” – Liverpool star wants to continue helping team after impressive performance against Fulham
Xherdan Shaqiri isn’t concerned about how many goals he scores and wants to help Liverpool do well. The Swiss star started in our 2-0 win over Fulham and scored a wonderful volley after Mohamed Salah opened the scoring.
The 26-year-old was pleased with his finish and told Liverpool’s website:
“The [kind of] impact is not so important for me. I want to help the team.
“When it’s with a goal or assist, it’s always good for the team. I came in the summer to help this team go forward and make the process better.
“I’m very happy with my performances, I just have to keep going like this and train hard every day. I hope we keep going until the end like this.”
Although the former Stoke City star hasn’t started many games for Liverpool, the stats are pretty decent for the 26-year-old.
The attacker already has two goals and three assists from four starts, and his performances should put forward his case of starting more games.
The Swiss attacker was the cheapest transfer we made in the summer, but he looks a quality purchase now.
Jurgen Klopp changed his formation to fit Shaqiri into the starting XI against Fulham. However, the Swiss star was the X Factor in our win over the Cottagers, and hopefully, he keeps getting the starts after the international break too.
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