Samuel Eto believes that Mohamed Salah has the qualities to become Liverpool’s captain in the nearest future.
The Cameroonian legend as tipped the Egyptian star Mohamed Salah to succeed Jordan Henderson as Liverpool captain.
Mohammed Salah has been successful scoring goals since he made a move to Anfield from Serie A club AS Roma last summer, a move that cost Liverpool £39m.
Mohamed Salah who previously played for Chelsea struggled during his spell at Stamford Bridge in 2014 before he later signed for Fiorentina and then AS Roma.
The Egyptian International scored against Southampton at St Mary’s on Sunday to make him the highest goal scorer for Liverpool this season – He has scored 22 goals in the Premier League.
Mohamed Salah has also scored seven goals in the Champions League and FA Cup this season, in total he has scored 29 goals for the 2017-18 campaign as a Liverpool player.
The African player of the year is one goal behind Tottenham prospect Harry Kane in the race to win the golden boot for 2017-18 Premier League campaign.
Henderson has mostly been out of play this season due to injury, that’s why former Barcelona striker Samuel Eto believes Mohamed Salah is best to become Liverpool’s future captain.
Samuel Eto said Mohamed Salah is the kind of player that will never scream or yell at you both in and off the pitch, and this attitude makes him a natural leader that commands respect without speaking.
Mohamed Salah will be hoping to lead Liverpool again when they clash against Porto on Wednesday in the Champions League.
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