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Liverpool top star accuses Mohamed Salah of being ‘selfish’

– Mohamed Salah is under heavy criticisms from teammates and fans for being selfish

– The Egyptian forward goes for goal himself even when his teammates have better chances of scoring

– Oxlade-Chamberlain accused the forward but admitted he does what he needs to do

Liverpool winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has accused his teammate Mohamed Salah of being selfish with the ball when he has it.

The Egyptian forward had a clash with Sadio Mane last month after failing to string a pass to the Senegalese, who was at a vantage position of scoring.

Mane however busted out after being substituted by his manager Jurgen Klopp on the sidelines smashing a bottle of water on the ground.

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However, the England international believes he does not expect the forward to pass the ball all the time and still expect him to score many goals.

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Oxlade-Chamberlain reacting to Football Focus’ ‘Finish the Sentence’ phrase ‘Mohamed Salah isn’t selfish because…’

Isn’t selfish?” the England international quipped to BBC Sport . “Are you winding me up? The guy doesn’t pass to us. Are you mad? Ask Sadio!

Mo Salah isn’t selfish because he’s a goalscorer,” he added. “He’s got to do that. We can’t expect him to pass us the ball all the time and him to score loads of goals.

The way he plays wins us games, so he’s got to do what he’s got to do. He scores, we win the game. I’m happy. Mo, do what you want!”

Salah has scored four goals and two assists in all competitions for the Reds this season and he is likely to start when they face Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

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He will play against his former team and his former teammate, who is now the manager of the Blues.

The Egyptian has been massive for the Merseyside since he joined them two years back – winning two Premier League golden boots.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane saga has taken another turn as former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has blamed the Egyptian striker for been too obsessed about scoring.

Jurgen Klopp has played down Mane’s angry gesture after being substituted in Liverpool’s 3-0 win against Burnley last weekend.

Mane was not happy after Salah refused to pass the ball to him as his strike-partner decided to shoot the ball with his weaker right-foot which did not trouble the goalkeeper.

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