Mohamed Salah laughed off his little spat with Liverpool team-mate Sadio Mane by posting a brilliant video showing they’ve made up.
The pair were allegedly at odds with each other after Salah didn’t pass the ball to Mane in a scoring opportunity during Liverpool’s 3-0 win over Burnley on August 31.
The Senegal international reacted furiously to it, with the likes of Michael Owen suggesting a “selfish” Salah deliberately avoided passing the ball so his team-mate couldn’t increase his goal tally.
The likes of James Milner later had to calm down a fuming Mane after Jurgen Klopp took him off just moments later.
It stirred up rumours over a potential unhealthy rivalry between the two Liverpool star forwards.
However, Salah and Mane have had two weeks to cool off thanks to the international break. And it appears they’ve made up in time for Liverpool’s home match against Newcastle United this afternoon.
This comes judging on a hilarious photoshopped video Salah posted on Twitter, which shows the two team-mates as toddlers running to each other and embracing. While Klopp is walking down the street smiling.
The German also spoke on the pair during his press conference on Friday afternoon. He expressed his delight that they both got a well-needed rest during the international break.
“It was perfect for the boys who didn’t have to go, that’s how it is,” said Klopp.
“It’s always a challenge, this little fight.
— Mohamed Salah (@MoSalah) September 13, 2019
“I’m really happy for the boys being named for their national team—it’s really nice, it’s a big honour and all that stuff.
“But I’ve said it 500 times, if you see the players who didn’t have to go this time, for different reasons, it’s just different.
“In a very intense period, to have these five or six days off [is useful]—they trained, they always train, but they don’t have to be here.
“Usually we only have three players here, that makes no sense. This time it would have been five.
“We could have trained, but that still makes no sense: Sadio and Mo still don’t have the time off they needed.
“For the others, it’s really tough, when we speak about the international ‘break’ they have another week with two games, which is just not easy.
“But we cannot change that, so we don’t think too much about it.
“The more often we could do something like this the better it would be for the boys, because they are refreshed, that’s how it is, and hopefully we can use that.”
The Liverpool and Newcastle match starts at 13:30 (CET).