Robbie Fowler wanted 11 seasons in two spells with Liverpool to grow to be sixth among the many membership’s all-time scorers however Mohamed Salah equalled his 183 objectives in fewer than six seasons when he struck the winner in opposition to Nottingham Forest within the Premier League on Saturday.
The Egyptian striker, 30, surpassed Fowler to grow to be Liverpool’s high scorer within the Premier League with 134 objectives final month, and he’s now additionally the participant with probably the most left-footed objectives within the historical past of the league, with 108.
Salah, and Fowler, are three objectives behind Steven Gerrard, the fifth-highest scorer in Liverpool’s historical past, whereas Ian Rush leads the checklist with 346.
“The sixth high scorer for Liverpool? It’s good to attain this quantity in lower than six years. Fowler is a legend for the membership, so I’m proud to be equal with him after six seasons. I hope to attain extra objectives and break extra numbers,” Salah informed beIN Sports activities.
Though the three-time Premier League high scorer just isn’t having his finest season, he has scored 16 objectives within the league, behind solely Erling Haaland of Manchester Metropolis (32), Harry Kane of Tottenham (23) and Brentford’s Ivan Toney (19).
Salah mentioned seventh-placed Liverpool had struggled at first of the 3-2 victory over Forest, who’re battling to keep away from relegation.
“Within the first 15 or 20 minutes, we confronted issue within the recreation. Thank God, we had been in a position to win and get a constructive end result… Our focus wasn’t on who scores, the necessary factor is the nice end result.
“For the groups combating to keep away from relegation, these are life-or-death video games and all video games are troublesome,” he added.
With seven video games remaining, Liverpool are six factors away from the highest 4 and nonetheless aspiring to qualify for the European competitions subsequent season.