However, he lasted just 30 minutes in Kiev after injuring his shoulder when wrestled to the ground by Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos and the Spanish giants went on to lift the trophy in a 3-1 win.
Salah also revealed that he was certain he wanted to return to the Premier League, even after leaving Chelsea when he struggled to gain first-team starts under Jose Mourinho, making just 19 appearances. Do all the good things again and again and again.
Firmino avoids ‘lasting eye damage
"But there's no problem with the first line-up, only with having options then". Twelve months ago it would have been inconceivable that they would reel off five wins on the spin without their fearsome front three playing a prominent role.
And ahead of Liverpool's Champions League group opener against Paris Saint-Germain, the Egypt global has revealed that there were four Reds legends who were must-haves when he would play as Liverpool on Federation Internationale de Football Association.
Former Bayern Munich star Juan Bernat will face a tough task marking last season's PFA and FWA Player of the Year Mohamed Salah. It would come as a huge blow to the Reds forward who was direclty involved in 16 Champions League goals last season.More news: Amazon could drop 8 new Alexa-powered devices, including a microwave
Klopp's side have a 100 per cent record for the new season-but so too do PSG, now under the guidance of Thomas Tuchel, who succeeded Klopp at Borussia Dortmund.
Harry Kane's tired displays so far this season and the distraction of Hugo Lloris's drink-driving arrest have added to the feeling that Pochettino faces the acid test of his managerial skills this season. "How can we be the favourite in that game?"
"I really hope Firmino is able to play after his eye injury because he's so important to this team", Aldridge wrote in his Liverpool Echo column.More news: Apple AirPower still overheating, may be "doomed to failure"
"But we need to focus on those things and not "giving statements".
Whether they like it or not, though, if Liverpool can come through the next six games unscathed then it will send a resounding message to their rivals, both at home and overseas.
"Salah and Mane, in particular, were far too selfish at times and tried to score goals for themselves when they should have put a team-mate in and they could have been punished for that if Spurs had got their goal a little earlier".More news: Mrs Maisel, Game of Thrones win big at Emmy
Far from a nightmare, this is surely the kind of run that fans and players of top clubs relish and if this Liverpool side are going to prove they're the real deal, now is the time to do it.