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Alisson defends Salah from ‘selfish’ accusations

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Alisson Becker suggests it is a chief attribute of his teammate Mohamed Salah to constantly keep an eye for goalscoring opportunities.

Mohamed Salah starred in Liverpool’s 3-1 win against Brighton on Wednesday as he played a direct part in all of his side’s goals, scoring twice and setting up Jordan Henderson.

Salah, however, was guilty of turning a blind eye to better-placed teammates a few times during the match, which saw him get branded as ‘super selfish’ by Reds legend Graeme Souness.

The 28-year old’s brace took his goal tally in the league to 19 this season – just three behind Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy in the Golden Boot race – and this can be a justification of his last night’s self-centered approach.

But Alisson Becker has nothing but praise for his teammate, who he believes has always been focused on helping the team by scoring goals.

Alisson told the official club website: “This is Mo Salah, he is hungry. He is always there fighting for a goal, helping the team on the defense phase as well.

“He is always there to help win some games for us and ready to fight always for the goal. It’s his job and he loves to do that.

“We just want to keep doing what we love, what we have passion to do, play football, really good football, and enjoying the games that we have now.”