manager Jurgen Klopp on Saturday hailed Mohamed Salah as the best player on
the planet bar none, saying even the likes of Lionel Messi and Cristiano
are not comparable to the Egyptian on current form.

Salah assisted
Sadio Mane’s opener with a wonderful pass in the 5-0 win at Watford before
scoring a brilliant solo goal, which was similar to how he scored against
Manchester City in Liverpool’s last league outing before the international

“Come on,
who is better than him? We don’t have to talk about what Messi and Ronaldo have
done for world football and their dominance, but right now, he is the best,”
Klopp told BT Sport in his post-match comments.

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(Salah’s) performance was massive today. The pass for the first goal was great,
and the second goal was special. He is top. We all see it,” the German added.

A number of
Liverpool’s first-team players were unavailable after the international break,
but that did little to hinder their rhythm as they settled down in quick time
to demolish Watford.

“After the
international break it is hard to find the rhythm after playing different
systems, but the boys were so good despite only having one session before
today,” Klopp said. “I think Watford had ideas, but we didn’t let them
play. The goals were really brilliant, there was great attitude, energy and

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He further said there is a lot more to come from the Egyptian, saying he is still in the age where he can improve. 

“He is in his age where you can still improve, and he’s doing that constantly. You saw the first goal that he set up for Sadio today, that is an outstanding pass. He brought that, I don’t know, from the summer break.”

Meanwhile, Salah was undecided when asked to pick between his worldies against City and Watford. “In the last game, maybe! I don’t know which one was better, this one or the City one. Every time I’m in the box, I’m trying to give the ball to someone to score, or I score by myself,” he said.