Salah Bags Premier League Player Award For The Season

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah has won the Premier League’s Player of the Season award after a sensational league campaign

The Egyptian forward wins the award on a day that he scored his 32nd league goal in the 4-0 thrashing of Brighton at home thus setting a record for most goals in a 38-game season.

He had earlier won both the PFA Player of the Year and Football Writers’ Association Footballer of the Year awards.

Speaking after winning the award, Salah, who had an unsuccessful spell earlier in his career said: “They say I didn’t have success here the first time.”

“So it was always in my mind to have success here in the Premier League. I am very happy. I am very proud to win it.” he added.

His record of 32 league goals surpasses the record (31 league goals) he held alongside Alan Shearer (Blackburn Rovers, 1995-96), Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United, 2007-08) and Luis Suarez (Liverpool, 2013-14).

The overall most goals record is still 34 goals and its held by Alan Shearer (Newcastle United, 1993-94) and Andy Cole (Manchester United, 1993-94) though it was within a 42-game season.