departod news for Egyptian football fans as Liverpool superstar Mohamed Salah set to return early for 2018 World Cup
– Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah will be at the 2018 FIFA World Cup according to Egypt FA
– The 25-year-old is currently recuperating in Spain after suffering a shoulder injury in last weekend’s Champions League defeat to Real Madrid
– He is expected to be out of action for about three weeks and after, will be back in the Egyptian team
Egypt football authorities have reportedly confirmed that Liverpool superstar Mohamed Salah will be fit to represent the north African country at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia according to BBC.
The 25-year-old suffered a should injury in the Reds 3-1 defeat to Real Madrid in the Champions League final in Kiev last weekend.
Salah was flown to Spain earlier this week to begin his recovery process, and the national team doctors along with the country’s football association say his absence “will not exceed” three weeks.
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After their meeting with the Premier League top scorer for the recently concluded season, the Egyptian FA disclosed on their official twitter handle that: “After the meeting of Abu Rida and the doctor of the national team in Spain today, the Football Association reaffirms Salah in the World Cup, God willing, will not exceed the absence of three weeks.”
Egypt kick off their campaign for the 2018 edition of the championship against Uruguay on 15 before clashing against the host country, Russia, four days after. Their last group game will be against Saudi Arabia on 25 June.
The former Chelsea and Roma striker was instrumental to his country’s qualification for this year’s World Cup after netting a 95th-minute penalty.