Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah will have to display consistency over an extended length to earn comparisons along with his Manchester City conterpart Sergio Aguero, in step with The Citizens’ boss Pep Guardiola.
Guardiola has been triggered to place the 2 rival forwards on his scale and inform who is healthier as Liverpool and Manchester City get set to conflict within the Premier League at Anfield as of late (Sunday)
Egypt global Salah scooped a number of person awards, including the golden boot remaining season after netting 44 goals in all competitions for the Reds.
Aguero then again is the second one easiest scoring out of the country player in Premier League historical past and remaining month entered the highest 10 within the all-time standings after goals towards Cardiff City and Brighton and Hove Albion – surpassing Teddy Sheringham.
The Argentina ahead has netted a minimum of 28 instances in six of his seven complete seasons in England, and although Guardiola is expecting extra from Salah he feels comparisons between the pair are untimely.
“He (Salah) is younger and it was his first year back in England since his time at Chelsea, so we will see in the future,” Guardiola informed newshounds forward in their Anfield showdown.
“But a man who has the standard to attain 50 goals in a season at all times has that high quality. But soccer is all about u.s.a.and downs.
“Salah remains a very good player and can rating goals at some point. When you’re in there scenting goals once in a while this occurs.
“Sergio has scored numerous goals however there have been sessions when he didn’t rating goals.
“How many years has Sergio scored all those goals, eight or nine years? For Salah it was the first one so we will see in seven or eight years.”
Salah is but to recapture his shape from his maiden campaign at Anfield, scoring just 3 times in 10 appearances this season and was once even taken off all the way through the 1-1 draw with Chelsea remaining weekend.
The ex-Roma winger scored in two of Liverpool’s 3 wins over Man City remaining time period and they are going to hope to make it 5 home league wins in a row over Guardiola’s males when the 2 aspects meet on Sunday.
Guardiola has now not been shocked through Liverpool’s spectacular begin to the season – they’ve gained six and drawn one in every of their seven league games just like City – however has refused to call them as the one challengers for the Premier League identify.
“Liverpool are a strong team but so are Chelsea, and Arsenal, Manchester United. Tottenham as well,” the Spaniard added.
“But for us, for Manchester City, we wish to shield our identify, and they’re contenders. Liverpool have began so smartly, they’ve the similar issues as us, however we had been expecting that each one alongside.
“Liverpool were an excellent team last season and since then they have bought some more incredible players to fight against us.”