Mohamed Salah an Injury Doubt for New Year’s Day at Burnley FC

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One thing about the festive period, the fixture congestion means that you can start looking ahead to the next match just hours after today’s game concluded. The aftermath of the last game and the preview period for the next one pretty much overlap.

Liverpool winger Mohamed Salah bagged a brace in the second half to rescue the Reds, and lead them to a come from behind victory over Leicester City. He has now scored or assisted on 22 goals over the last 17 games, and his out of this world form had his name breaking social media today.

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That was the good Mohamed Salah news, now comes the bad. Salah was replaced by Georginio Wijnaldum in the 84′ today, with Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp revealing the Egyptian was suffering from a slight injury that could keep him out of the New Year’s Day trip to Burnley FC.

“I don’t know in this moment exactly [what the injury issue is], but he was limping. That’s never a good sign, to be honest,” Klopp said.

“We have to see what his problem was. We will see what he can do for the next game.”

So there you have it, no more information about the injury has been revealed at this time, and Salah will have his fitness assessed between now and January 1. It is a race against the clock to see if he’ll be ready to go in the next fixture.

Paul M. Banks runs The Sports Bank.net and TheBank.News, which is partnered with News Now. Banks, a former writer for the Washington Times, NBC Chicago.com and Chicago Tribune.com, currently contributes regularly to WGN CLTV and the Tribune company’s blogging community Chicago Now.

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  1. Afeti Bosco says:

    I always feel happy when Liverpool wins coz am Liverpool myself
    Mo Salah is a very special player to watch ,wish him quick recovery

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