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On June 22, 2017, Liverpool FC announced the signing of Mohamed Salah from AS Roma. Since then, Salah has etched his name into the annals of Liverpool’s history with a string of record-breaking performances and numerous accolades. As we mark the seventh anniversary of his signing, let’s delve into the remarkable numbers that define his illustrious career at Anfield so far.

An Icon in Red: 349 Appearances and Counting

With 349 appearances for Liverpool, Mohamed Salah has firmly established himself as a central figure in the club’s modern era. Ranking 47th in the all-time appearances list, Salah’s contributions have not just been frequent but impactful, featuring in 317 starts and 250 Premier League matches. His encounters with Manchester City (20 games) and Chelsea (18 games) highlight his key role in high-stakes fixtures.

A Goal-Scoring Phenomenon: 211 Goals

Salah’s goal-scoring prowess is nothing short of legendary. With 211 goals, he is fifth on Liverpool’s all-time top scorers list, having surpassed the likes of Sir Kenny Dalglish, Robbie Fowler, and Steven Gerrard. Salah’s sights are now set on Billy Liddell’s 228 goals. His consistency and efficiency have made him a staple in the club’s attacking line.

Premier League Excellence: 155 Goals

Salah’s 155 Premier League goals are the most by any Liverpool player in the competition’s history. He took this record from Fowler (128 goals) in March 2023, with other Liverpool legends like Gerrard (120) and Michael Owen (118) also trailing behind. This feat underscores his dominance and reliability in English football’s top tier.

The Playmaker: 87 Assists

While Salah is renowned for his goal-scoring, his creativity is equally impressive. With 87 assists to his name, he has provided double figures in assists in six out of his seven seasons at Liverpool. The 2022-23 season saw him achieve a personal best with 16 assists, and he notably set up Sadio Mane (17 assists) and Roberto Firmino (14 assists) frequently. His playmaking ability earned him the Premier League Playmaker award in 2021-22.

European Mastery: 47 Goals

In European competitions, Salah’s 47 goals make him Liverpool’s all-time leading scorer. His tally in the Champions League stands at 42, including the opener in the 2019 final against Tottenham Hotspur. Salah’s proficiency extends to the Europa League, where he scored five times in the last season alone. His contributions on the European stage have been pivotal in Liverpool’s continental campaigns.

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A Stellar Debut Season: 44 Goals

Salah’s first season at Anfield was nothing short of extraordinary, with 44 goals in all competitions. This figure is the second-highest in a single campaign for Liverpool, trailing only Ian Rush’s 47 goals in the 1983-84 season. Salah’s debut season set the tone for what has been a consistently prolific career at the club.

Precision from the Spot: 33 Penalties

Salah’s composure from the penalty spot is noteworthy, having converted 33 out of 40 attempts. His penalty-taking expertise was crucial in moments like the opening goal in the 2019 Champions League final. Only four players have scored more penalties for Liverpool, with Salah well-positioned to climb further up that list.

Dominance Against Rivals: 14 Goals vs. Manchester United

Manchester United has felt Salah’s impact more than any other club, with 14 goals in 15 meetings. No Liverpool player has scored more against United than Salah, who delivered a memorable hat-trick in the 5-0 thrashing at Old Trafford in October 2021. His ability to perform in crucial fixtures against arch-rivals cements his status as a big-game player.

Mo Salah Trophy Haul: 8 Titles

Salah’s tenure at Liverpool has been marked by silverware, with eight trophies to his name. His first was the Champions League in 2019, followed by the UEFA Super Cup, FIFA Club World Cup, Premier League, Carabao Cup (twice), Emirates FA Cup, and FA Community Shield. His contributions have been instrumental in Liverpool’s domestic and international success.

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A Record-Breaking Hat-Trick: 6 Minutes and 12 Seconds

In October 2022, Salah set a record for the fastest hat-trick in Champions League history. He achieved this feat in just 6 minutes and 12 seconds during a 7-1 victory against Rangers. His quick-fire goals showcased his ability to change the course of a game in an instant.

Fan Favourite: 4-Time Player of the Season

Salah’s performances have consistently resonated with Liverpool fans, earning him the Standard Chartered Men’s Player of the Season award four times. His most recent win in 2023-24 followed similar accolades in 2017-18, 2020-21, and 2021-22. His bond with the supporters reflects his impact both on and off the pitch.

Four-Goal Wonder: Watford 2018

Salah’s four-goal haul against Watford in March 2018 remains a highlight of his Liverpool career. His performance in the 5-0 victory on a snowy evening at Anfield was a display of clinical finishing and versatility, adding to his reputation as a lethal forward.

Premier League Golden Boots: 3 Titles

Salah’s goal-scoring exploits have earned him three Premier League Golden Boot awards. He claimed his first with 32 goals in his debut season, shared the award with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Sadio Mane in 2018-19, and won it again in 2021-22 with 23 goals. His consistent high-level performance has seen him regularly at the top of the scoring charts.

A Premier League First: 10+ Goals and 10+ Assists in Three Consecutive Seasons

In May 2023, Salah became the first player in Premier League history to record both 10+ goals and 10+ assists in three consecutive seasons. His 18 goals and 10 assists in 2023-24 followed 19 and 12 in 2022-23, and 23 and 13 in 2021-22, showcasing his all-around contribution to Liverpool’s attack.

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Conclusion: A Legacy in the Making

Mohamed Salah’s seven-year journey at Liverpool FC is a testament to his extraordinary talent, consistency, and impact. His record-breaking achievements, goal-scoring feats, and playmaking abilities have made him a central figure in Liverpool’s success story. As Salah continues to add to his impressive numbers, his legacy at Anfield only grows stronger, promising more memorable moments for the fans and the club alike.

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By Abdulkadir Salim

Abdulkadir Salim Is content writer for Liverpool FC Times

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