Former Liverpool striker John Aldridge has urged Jurgen Klopp to drop out of form star Mohammad Salah.
This season Salah hasn’t shown his full potential. He’s been going through a goal drought. English media is now going harsh on him. Last season Salah was the top scorer for the Reds after having scored 31 goals in all competitions. He also had 16 assists.
However, this season Salah has only scored five goals and four assists in 12 matches across all competitions.
What former Liverpool striker has to say about Salah’s situation?
In his column for Liverpool Echo, Aldridge wrote:
“I’m one of Mo Salah’s biggest fans but he needs to be dropped. He needs to be left out because he’s not doing himself justice and he’s not doing the team justice.
“It doesn’t matter whether you’re Mo Salah, Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi. At that stage, you’ve got to be left out for your own good.”
“Whether Klopp can actually do that now that [Luis] Diaz is injured, I don’t know. Mo’s not the only one, don’t get me wrong. There are so many players below form and they have been for a while.
“The manager’s trying to get them to play through it. It’s very loyal but he doesn’t really have many alternatives.”
“They’ve given themselves too much to do time and time again. You can’t play games, as good as they are going forward, you can’t be playing games where you need three or four goals to get a result.
“No clean sheets in the league for a while, since Everton. It’s worrying, of course it’s worrying.”
Liverpool currently sits in the 10th position. It seems really difficult for them to play champions league football next year.
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