Salah sustained the injury in clash with Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos in the Champions League final in May 26th, casting a doubt over his hopes of leading the Egyptian challenge at Russian Federation 2018.
Egyptian fans will be crossing their fingers as medical staff are still unsure about whether or not talisman Mohamed Salah will be able to take to the field against Uruguay in the North African nation's 2018 Fifa World Cup opener.
For the team itself, the Salah-Kadyrov handshake was far less important than whether their star will recover from a shoulder injury to feature in Egypt´s opening match against Uruguay on Friday in Ekaterinburg.More news: Manchester United make a Positive Start in the Transfer Window
The 25-year-old was injured playing in the Champions League final with Liverpool in Kiev at the end of May. "We are watching the situation closely with the doctor", he added.
Their group also includes Saudi Arabia and host Russian Federation.
However, his World Cup dreams were almost crushed after the Egyptian suffered a shoulder injury in that very final, following what many believe was dirty play by Real Madrid's defender Sergio Ramos. He trains indoors as well in the gym, and today he trained on the pitch.More news: Justify's value skyrockets to $60M with Triple Crown win
"Even if Salah is at his best, it is going to be hard for Egypt to get out of this group, in their first World Cup since 1990". However, I can not confirm today that he will play in the first match.
Muslera, who plays for Turkish club Galatasaray, shrugged off travel fatigue being a problem, saying Uruguay had five days to prepare for the game.More news: Red Bull’s Max Verstappen dominates practice at Canadian Grand Prix