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Salah and Mahrez.. Rivalry expands into "new era" in England

Salah and Mahrez.. Rivalry expands into “new era” in England

The title “Fakhr al-Arab” is required for the Egyptian-Algerian duo, each achievement or coronation. EuropeSalah excels in individual titles, winning the Champions League, while Riyad Mahrez has won more titles in England.

The competition continues

He had won Mohammed Salah After being crowned the Premier League top scorer 3 times, the English Golden Boot awarded him a wide-open entry into the competition’s history, and was also crowned Player of the Year. England twice.

such as Riyad Mahrez He was never known to win the Golden Boot, but in 2016 he won England’s Player of the Year award after leading Leicester City to a miracle Premier League title.

Liverpool had not lifted the English Premier League title for 30 years until Salah and his teammates won the title in 2020, the crowning achievement of Salah’s career in the world’s most powerful league.

As for Riyad Mahrez, he has won the English Premier League title 4 times, once with Leicester City, and 3 times with Manchester City, and he is still hungry for more titles with his team dominating the English Premier League and crowning it 4 times. Last 5 seasons.

Salah has won the Player of the Month award 4 times in the English Premier League, while Riyad Mahrez has never won, and the Egyptian also won the Best Playmaker and Goal of the Season award in 2021-2022.

The Liverpool star has scored 120 goals in 193 appearances in the English Premier League, and the Manchester City star has scored 77 goals in 254 appearances in the same competition.

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At the level of continental titles, Mohamed Salah has won the European Champions League, European Super Cup and Club World Cup, while Riyad Mahrez is still feeling his way with Manchester City to win these titles.

With the national teams, Mohamed Salah reached the African Nations final twice with Egypt and did not win the title, while Mahrez won the championship in 2019, leading Algeria to the second title in its history.

The list is shrinking

With the departure of Sadio Mane from Liverpool to Bayern Munich, the list of influential African players has shrunk. English Premier LeagueLeaving the scene for the Egyptian-Algerian pair, competing for individual and joint titles.

Chelsea have Moroccan Hakim Ziyech, but his experience so far with the blue giants has been disappointing, making him a strong candidate to leave this summer after scoring just 6 goals in 46 appearances for his side in the Premier League.

The “Egyptian Pharaoh” faced stiff competition within his team from Senegal’s Sadio Mane, who scored goals and won individual prizes, as well as the African Player of the Year award, a major influence among African players in the Premier League. League.

Now Riyad Mahrez has become Mohamed Salah’s most important African rival in the Anglo-Arab competition, fueling their rivalry with Senegal’s Mane regularly nominated for the African Player of the Year award.

The strong rivalry between Manchester City and Liverpool increases the clash of two stars in football, as Mahrez offsets Salah’s individual superiority with a joint superiority with his team who have won more titles, while Salah seeks to give Liverpool their 20th Premier League title. Won more titles with Manchester United.

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CAF could write a new chapter in the Salah and Mahrez rivalry on July 21 as both are shortlisted for the African Player of the Year award, with Mahrez having won once before and Al-Masri twice.