Mohamed Salah is an all-time great, says Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp

 Liverpool's Mohamed Salah celebrates a goal against Manchester City in the League Cup in December 2022.
Liverpool's Mohamed Salah celebrates a goal against Manchester City in the League Cup in December 2022.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has hailed Mohamed Salah as an 'all-time great' after the Egyptian's winning goal against Brentford at Anfield on Saturday.

Salah's first-half strike was his 100th for the Reds at Anfield and a 30th this season in all competitions.

The former Roma forward has now netted in his last nine appearances at Anfield and this one secured a 1-0 win which keeps alive hopes of a place in the Champions League next season.

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Speaking after the game, Klopp hinted that Salah does not get the credit he deserves.

"I can't see him stopping, that’s just his nature. You need to have this desire to score goals," the Liverpool manager told Sky Sports. "People often forget how many goals he also sets up. He is very often involved.

"When he sits in a studio in a few years as a pundit, everybody will know how good he was when we were all watching him. A lot of people don’t appreciate players when they are still playing. For us, it’s clear. He is an all-time great."

And speaking later to BBC Radio Five Live, he added: "If everybody needs proof that Mohamed Salah is special, I don't know. That is not the case for anybody at Liverpool.

"He is one of the all-time greats. Now he is just a world-class player with a desire to score goals. He works hard to close players down. We all know that some world-class players don't have to do that."