Former Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Aboutrika has revealed that Real Madrid left-back Marcelo is terrified of Liverpool winger Mohamed Salah.

Salah, who only joined the Liverpool last summer from AS Roma, has been on fire this season for Jurgen Klopp’s side.


The 25-year-old, who won seven awards in the 2017-18 Premier League season, has scored 44 goals in 51 appearances.

Aboutrika, who was The Pharaohs’ captain in the 2012 Olympics, has told beIN Sports MENA: “Liverpool have a big chance to win the Champions League against Real Madrid.”

“I witnessed on that pitch what Salah can do to Marcelo during the Olympic Games.”

“I was playing with Egypt against Brazil. Marcelo is terrified of Salah. I noticed the same thing in the Champions League when AS Roma played against Real Madrid.”


Marcelo ever played against Salah during Brazil’s 3-2 victory over Egypt in 2012 at Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.

With Egypt were 3-0 down at the break, Salah, who got in from the bench scored once to make it 3-2 in the second half.

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