Salah pips Moses, others to win BBC award

EXTRA TIME Salah Mane join Liverpool players to visit children’s hospital

EXTRA TIME Salah Mane join Liverpool players to visit children’s hospital

Beating out the likes of Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, fellow Liverpool winger Sadio Mane and Chelsea fullback Victor Moses, Reds attacker Mohamed Salah has been named BBC African Footballer of the Year for 2017.

Salah is only the second ever Liverpool player to win the award after El-Hadji Diouf, who won it more so for his performances at the 2002 World Cup with Senegal than a forgettable spell at Anfield.

Salah is Egypt's fifth top scorer in history with 31 global goals, surpassing Amr Zaki.

Salah is now the leading goal scorer in the English Premier League with 13 goals.

Salah has excelled in the Premier League this term, with 19 goals under his belt already for the Merseyside giants.

"I have to thank everyone, my team-mates, the people I work with".

"I have always followed my way, and I want everyone in Egypt to follow my way".

Salah adds this award to his series of achievements after winning the 2017 African Footballer of the Year Award on Monday.

Salah was made the Kops' record signing after a laudable 2016-17 season at Italian outfit, Roma where he scored 19 goals 39 games across all competitions.

"I'd like to thank everybody; my teammates and the people I work with".

According to the Express, Spanish super club Real Madrid are interested in acquiring the Egytpian in order to help them get back on track and start challenging eternal rivals Barcelona once more.

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