Liverpools Mohamed Salah to observe fast during Champions League final?

Liverpools Mohamed Salah to observe fast during Champions League final?

Salah has scored 44 goals in his debut season as a Liverpool player, three short of the all-time club record set by Ian Rush in 1984.

The Egypt global has one more chance to catch Rush against Real Madrid in Kiev on Saturday when Liverpool aim to win the European Cup for a sixth time.

When Klopp was asked whether Salah had chosen to fast in the build up to crunch tie against Real Madrid, he gave a diplomatic response.

"It is not important". "But we are here because we are Liverpool".

The Reds will be desperate to add a sixth European Cup to their cabinet, particularly as they have lifted just two trophies since they became European champions in 2005, when they famously came back from 3-0 down at halftime to beat AC Milan on penalties in Istanbul.

Few are betting on such a low-scoring encounter this year. "This season was exceptional, unbelievable so far". We are not only a really good football team.

Sergio Ramos, the Real Madrid captain, was dismissive of the idea that the Liverpool forward could be compared to his team-mate or Barcelona rival after one stellar season.

'I've said this repeatedly, I think this is the worst moment for a coach, when you have to make the choice, especially for a final, because some players will put their jersey on and others won't.

The contrast in experience between the sides couldn't be greater as Liverpool return to the final after an 11-year wait with no player in their squad who has previously played in a Champions League final.

"Lionel Messi and Ronaldo deserve all the praise they have had in the past because they were constantly all those years on that level".

Egyptian star footballer Mohamed Salah who represents Liverpool is a devout Muslim and is reported to have observed Ramadan until this weekend.

Zidane's side have beaten Paris Saint-Germain, Juventus and Bayern - this season's French, Italian and German champions - in the knockout rounds, but Klopp still believes his team can upset the odds at the Olympic Stadium. "Nothing to say about that but all is fine and you will see him in training, he is full of power".

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