Liverpool’s attacking maestro, Mohammed Salah has been awarded the PFA player of the year for the 2017/2018 EPL season. The speedy Egyptian capped of a debut season by seeing of Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne to the award, the Manchester City midfielder came up second while Tottenham Striker Harry Kane followed up in third.
Bought from Roma to the tune of £36.9 million in the summer, Salah has got up to a stunning start to life at the Merseyside with 41 goals in all competitions. His record-breaking impact has contributed to placing Liverpool in the third position in the English top flight and leading them to a semi final place where they face his former employers in the Champions League.
A previous spell at Chelsea saw him struggle to impress but he has been able to prove his doubters wrong with a dazzling second debut in England. He scored his first goal on his first competitive outing for Liverpool against Watford and has gone on to hit the back of the net 40 more times in 46 outings for the club with 31 in the Premier League making him favourites to clinch the title of highest goal scorer.
Mohammed Salah has gone on to match the goal scoring achievements of Lius Suarez and Fernando Torres who are goal scoring legends to have played in the Liverpool shirt. He has been named EPL’s Player of the Month on three occasions (first man to achieve such feat). He is also up for Football Writer’s Association Footballer of the Year Award, Premier League Golden Ball and Golden Shoe gongs and also break the record of goals scored in a single season by a Liverpool player which was done by Ian Rush in 1983-84 season.
Salah was joined in the six-man shortlist for player of the year by Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne, Leroy Sane, David Silva, Tottenham’s Harry Kane and Manchester United’s David De Gea.