Salah named in Egypt World Cup squad despite injury

Salah named in Egypt World Cup squad despite injury

Salah named in Egypt World Cup squad despite injury

Late on Sunday, Salah posted a photo revealing he's already back in training, giving fans hope that he will not be missing any World Cup games.

Salah, the Premier League's top scorer, nearly singlehandedly led Egypt to its first World Cup since 1990.

Meanwhile, Egypt's national team have claimed that Salah is on course to be fit in time for the World Cup.

Mohamed Salah of Liverpool in action during the UEFA Champions League final between Real Madrid and Liverpool at NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium on May 26, 2018 in Kiev, Ukraine.

Speaking after Croatia's friendly defeat to Brazil at Anfield, Lovren has hailed Salah's ability to perform at the highest level even when not at peak fitness.

"I'm positive. I have some news but I will keep it to myself!" He showed that this season. There were a couple of games where people didn't know [that he was in pain], but in the end he scored a hat trick or whatever. At 45, el-Hadary is on his way to becoming the oldest person to play in a World Cup match.

The good news is that he is expected to play, but it remains unclear if he'll be able to play in every game, with the first match coming June 15 against Uruguay, before matches with Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia on June 19 and June 25.

On the other hand, Egyptian National Team Coach Hector Cuper has chosen Mahmoud Trezueget as Mo Salah's substitute for the match, after closely examining his performance in training, reported Botolat Website.

"We are trying to solve this problem with nutrition experts, to avoid the negative effects of the players abstaining from food and water for a large number of hours".

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