'Take a bow, Salah' - Liverpool star sends Twitter into meltdown after new Premier League record

Mohamed Salah Liverpool Bournemouth Premier League
The Egypt international continued with his incredible goal scoring form by setting a new African record in the English topflight

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has become the first African player to score 30 goals in a single Premier League season.

The 25-year-old was on target to seal the Reds' 2-0 win over AFC Bournemouth on Saturday evening.

Salah eclipsed Didier Drogba's record of 29 goals which was scored in the 2009-10 Premier League season.

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With his effort at Anfield, the Egypt international becomes the first Premier League player to score 40 goals and above across all competitions in a single season since Cristiano Ronaldo - 42 in the 2007-08 campaign.

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Astounded by the record-breaking feats on Saturday, football enthusiasts took to Twitter to eulogise the 2017 African Player of the Year.

30 @premierleague goals for @22mosalah. 💫

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