Mohammad Salah is on the road to recovery after dislocating his shoulderin the Champions League final in a 3-1 defeat to Real Madrid in Kiev last night.
Many people have focussed on laying blame on Madrid’s defender Sergio Ramos for potentially causing the injury that will keep ‘The Egyptian King’ out of his summers World Cup.
Egypt are due to play Uruguay on the 15th of June, in less than 3 weeks time. They then play hosts Russia on Tuesday the 19th, and the final group game against Saudi Arabia in Volgograd on the 25th of June, less than one month away.
Liverpool, the clubs doctors would have examined Salah today, said he will be out for 2 months
Mohamed Salah will be sidelined for two months by the shoulder injury he sustained during Liverpool’s Champions League final defeat, according to Saudi Arabian sports administrator Turki Al-Sheikh. (@GoalUK) https://t.co/qXwsz3GPhy
— Anfield HQ (@AnfieldHQ) May 27, 2018
Salah has stated he ‘is a fighter’ and is confident he will be in Russia!
It was a very tough night, but I’m a fighter. Despite the odds, I’m confident that I’ll be in Russia to make you all proud. Your love and support will give me the strength I need. pic.twitter.com/HTfKF4S70e
— Mohamed Salah (@MoSalah) May 27, 2018
This sentiment has been echoed by the minister for sport in Egypt, who say he will be back in 2 weeks
BREAKING: Egypt’s Minister of Youth & Sports has confirmed Salah will need 2 weeks to recover from injury. The player will go back to England for treatment before linking up with the NT in Italy later. He has also confirmed that Salah will be in the final squad announced on 4/6. pic.twitter.com/eNYTonKHVi
— Marwan Ahmed (@MarwanAhmed_KF) May 26, 2018
The prayers of Egypt and all neutral football fans will be behind the 44 goal season makes a speedy recovery
GoD save the king ????
— ‘KABBO’ ???????? (@Kabovitsh77) May 27, 2018