The 25-year old is now five goals clear of Harry Kane, his nearest goalscoring rival, but as big an achievement as winning the Golden boot would be in his first proper season in English football, he's all about the team. That is the most important thing for us, that we play as a team, we play as 11 players.
Salah was instrumental in both legs and continued his goal scoring exploits in Saturday's comfortable 3-0 victory over Bournemouth.
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Jurgen Klopp has applauded Liverpool for reaching 300 goals under his watch but is anxious to have them convert the entertainment displays into trophies.
The goal also saw the Egypt global reach the 40-goal mark across all competitions; a feat that he achieved in just 45 games.
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Victory edges Liverpool ever closer to securing a return to the Champions League next season as they closed to within one point of Manchester United in second and re-established their 10-point lead over fifth-placed Chelsea. "I can not lie - it is in my mind", he added. "But you can see in the game against Bournemouth that everyone in the team tries to pass the ball to me to help me". "I'm sure he'll keep doing that for the rest of the season".
The benchmark for Liverpool performances was set 30 years ago.
Klopp showed his intent from the off at Anfield by making just one change from the side that beat City 2-1 at the Etihad in midweek as captain Jordan Henderson returned from suspension.More news: JIT to probe firing at residence of Justice Ijazul Ahsan