Andrew Robertson has named Mohamed Salah as the most effective Liverpool signing of latest years, valuing the Egyptian’s influence better than that of Virgil van Dijk or Alisson.
Salah and Robertson arrived at Liverpool inside a number of weeks of one another in the summertime of 2017, a interval that marked the actual begin of the membership’s surge to again to prominence underneath Jurgen Klopp, who was appointed a few months into the 2015/16 season.
Though but to mount a Premier League title problem on the time, Liverpool reached the Champions League in 2018 on the finish of Salah’s first season. Van Dijk had arrived from Southampton halfway by way of that marketing campaign, with Alisson to hitch that summer time forward of 2018/19.
“Clearly, Virgil was an enormous one, Alisson was an enormous one. However I believe it’s acquired to be Mo due to the information he’s set and stuff like that,” Robertson instructed the Pitch Aspect podcast on YouTube.
“I signed the identical summer time as him. Not as a lot hype was made about me than him, although. However he had an incredible run and hasn’t actually stopped.”
Having beforehand flopped at Chelsea and compelled to rebuild his profession in Serie A with Fiorentina and Roma, Salah scored an astonishing 44 occasions in his first season. That included 32 objectives within the Premier League, a file within the competitors in a 38-game season.
Robertson had a extra modest begin at Liverpool. The Reds solely paid round £8m for the left-back with simply two seasons of Premier League soccer underneath his belt with Hull on the time and it took him till hallway by way of his first yr to correctly set up himself.
However since that point, Robertson has grow to be one of many first names on the teamsheet and has constantly been among the many finest full-backs on the earth.
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