Mohamed Salah still a doubt for World Cup opener against Uruguay

Mohamed-Salah

Mohamed-Salah

Despite Salah's incredible season, his campaign on a sour note when he was forced off with injury in Liverpool's Champions League final defeat to Real Madrid last month in Kiev.

This is a positive turn of events for Salah and his fans, as the Liverpool forward had been battling to get back in form after the tussle with Sergio Ramos cast doubt on his ability to participate in the World Cup, where he would be a pivotal player on the Egyptian team.

While Salah has talked up his hopes of starting against Uruguay in Yekaterinburg, Ehab Lehita, the Egyptian FA's managing director, said: "We're keeping an eye on the situation day by day".

Salah told reporters on Sunday that he expected to play against Uruguay, before he flew to Russian Federation with the rest of the Egyptian squad.

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The 25-year-old was injured playing in the Champions League final with Liverpool in Kiev at the end of May. Mohamed trained in Cairo, trained yesterday and is training today. However, I can not confirm today that he will play in the first match.

"I'm with Luis (Suarez), I like the best players to play, I train with the best and I want the best players to play", said Muslera. "He has the determination and enthusiasm to take part in the Uruguay match, but we can't say whether he will play or not four days ahead of the game", Leheta said.

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