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Liverpool’s Salah shortlisted for Champions League Player of the Week award

13:26 BST 05/04/2018
Mohamed Salah, Liverpool
The 25-year-old has been nominated for the prize after putting up another eye-catching performance against Pep Guardiola’s men

Mohamed Salah has been shortlisted for the Uefa Champions League Player of the Week award after his impressive display in Liverpool’s 3-0 victory over Manchester City in the first leg of their quarter-final tie

The Egypt international got the curtain raiser and assisted Sadio Mane with the third goal to help Jurgen Klopp’s men to a comfortable win against Premier League rivals City.

The victory has put the Anfield outfit in the driving seat ahead of the second leg at the Etihad Stadium.

And as a result of his performance, the former Roma player - who was forced off in the second half of the encounter - has been nominated alongside Gerard Pique [Barcelona], James Rodriguez [Bayern Munich] and Cristiano Ronaldo [Real Madrid] for the individual prize.

Salah has now registered 38 goals across all competitions this season since he joined Liverpool in the summer last year.