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'Magnificent' Salah will score a lot of goals - Fowler

17:20 BST 10/10/2018
Mohamed Salah Liverpool 2018-19
The Egyptian has struggled to match his brilliant 2017-18 form, but one former Reds legend believes the lull is only temporary

Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler has backed Mohamed Salah to get back amongst the goals and improve on his recent form.

Salah hit the back of the net 44 times last season but he has struggled to reproduce that form, scoring just three times so far this campaign.

Despite that slow start, however, Fowler feels that he will find his shooting boots and get back to his best.

"I think he'll still score goals, I think he'll still score a lot of goals," Fowler said to Sky Sports.

"What I like about Mo Salah is that his work ethic is brilliant, he doesn't shy away from anything. What I would be more worried about is if he wasn't getting chances."

Salah broke the record for most goals in a 38-game Premier League season, netting 32 times for the Reds.

Fowler recognises that Salah may not match the heights of that incredible season, but thinks he will nevertheless be key to Liverpool's plans.

"He will bang the goals in. I'm not sure he'll hit the heights he did last year but he is still a magnificent player. He will still be a danger throughout the Premier League [season]," he added.

"I'm not saying he's having a bad year so far. He's still a good player, he's still an excellent player but to replicate what he did last year will be unbelievable."

His manager Jurgen Klopp echoed that sentiment, saying that he will still help Liverpool win games.

“To me, he looks he is exactly in that mood again – only with more confidence – because now he knows it’s possible,” said Klopp.

“But that is the only change – so don’t get desperate to score goals in this kind of overly strike offensive play. We need him to score goals, but not overly.

"I don’t expect 40 goals from one player. I only want to win a football game, and how that works I am fine with it."