Salah wins Premier League Player of the Year award

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"We missed Adam Lallana for the whole year and I can't believe we have achieved this without him".

The Eygpt global has enjoyed a remarkable debut campaign at Anfield, scoring 42 goals in 48 appearances in all competitions with two games left to play.

"We had a lot of injury problems and the group of players which was involved today have to do the job all the time. Now we can go".

This is particularly good news considering his side's recent downturn in league form, with Champions League exertions clearly taking their toll on an injury-hit squad.

The Egypt global finished two goals clear of Tottenham striker Harry Kane, who had won the award in each of the last two seasons.

To date Salah has found the target 31 times in 35 domestic outings and has already been named the PFA and FWA Player of the Year.

"Fantastic. Absolutely fantastic", Klopp said of the 25-year-old.

"I can't imagine how hard it must be if everybody tells you every day how brilliant you are but not only that, they give you an Oscar, an award for this and award for that, for getting out of the vehicle without an accident".

He said: "For sure we will do that you can imagine, we need more players here and there, but I am still a big believer in developing and developing a team, and these boys made a big step and I am sure they will take another step".

Tottenham Hotspur must hope Real Madrid beat Liverpool in the Champions League final, otherwise they face being in the third pot of seeds for next season's group-stage draw. He now has two weeks to prepare for our biggest game and now I am really looking forward to it.

"That's then maybe not the best option to choose, but it's really cool now".