Mohamed Salah sets new Premier League scoring record, wins golden boot


Liverpool only needed to draw with Brighton to secure another season in the Champions League, but manager Jurgen Klopp fielded an attacking team and was rewarded with a 4-0 victory at Anfield.

"The players are trying to help me a lot now to score goals, because they know now I am in for the Golden Boot".

Mohamed Salah and Harry Kane have written the headlines this season with their goalscoring exploits, but Henry believes Firmino's overall ability to influence a game eclipses both forwards.

It was thought the figure would be decided by the Professional Football Compensation Committee (PFCC) at a tribunal, but a source told ESPN FC that the two Premier League clubs have been waiting until the end of the season before they continue discussions about the player's value at the time of his move.

The 25-year-old won the PFA Player of the Year award, as well as the Writer's Player of the Year and Premier League Player of the Year.

"The way we play is very good, and you can see the fans are very happy and I feel very good about that, I feel they want me to win something".

Some doubted his ability to perform in England following his disappointing spell at Chelsea, but the goal that broke the Premier League record was his 44th in 51 games for Liverpool in all competitions this season. "He has done wonderful this year and he looks like a great player and we'll see if we can both continue it next season".

Reflecting on his success, Salah said: 'They say I didn't have success here the first time. It's for us like a little pre-season to the game.

"I can't imagine how hard it must be if everybody tells you every day how brilliant you are but not only that, they give you an Oscar, an award for this and award for that, for getting out of the vehicle without an accident".

"I can not do it alone - it is collective work".

"Everyone can imagine that the boys now need a little bit of rest, we give them two days then we go on a little camp and will not train [at] high intensity".

"It is really hard to stay focused but he is focused".

"But what he is, in his mind he is a real goal-getter and that's cool. It's very hard to evaluate your best moments in the game but this is right up there because I know how hard it is to stay up".