Liverpool's Salah nominated for Uefa Champions League Player of the Week award

The 25-year-old has been rewarded with a chance to claim the award a second time after his commanding display against the Slovenian outfit

Mohamed Salah has been shortlisted for Uefa Champions League Player of the Week award after his brilliant display in Liverpool’s 7-0 victory over Maribor on Tuesday.

The 25-year-old scored twice and laid one for Roberto Firmino as they Reds thrashed the Slovenians at home.

Salah 17/10 to score v Spurs

The Egypt international had beaten Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to the gong in the first matchday of the European top-tier club competition and will be slugging against the duo once again after both players had positive showings against Tottenham and Olympiacos respectively.

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Marcus Rashford, Quincy Promes, Cenk Tosun, Eden Hazard and Neymar are the other players in the eight-man shortlist. And the winner is to be decided through voting.

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