One more shirt to add to your Mohamed Salah collection as the Egyptian football star signs with Serie A's AS Roma, scoring in his first match with them.
Very few would argue against crowning Mohamed Salah as the best Egyptian footballer currently playing the game. Proving himself as one of the best players on any team he joins, Salah has been once again loaned by Chelsea to an Italian team and wasted no time proving his worth scoring a goal as the newest member of AS Roma.
Last year Salah signed an impressive deal that made him the highest paid Egyptian footballer of all time. With Chelsea already fielding a strong team, Salah was relegated to bench for most of the season, until he was loaned to Fiorentina, scoring or assisting on 8 of the last 11 goals of their season. Proving to be a game changing player, it was expected that Fiorentina would attempt to acquire his services, but were outbid by AS Roma, who have acquired the player on loan last week with the option to buy his contract at the end of the season.
Seemingly playing for a different team each season, the journeyman has proven that no matter where he plays he will make an impact, and more importantly score goals. His debut with Roma was no exception, as on Saturday Salah buried a beauty against Valencia, on their way to winning the friendly 3-1.
Roma fans couldn’t be more delighted with acquirement and the start from the Egyptian footballer who told Roma TV “I think Roma are one of the biggest clubs in the world and I'm happy to be in this team. I think everybody here has ambition and everybody wants to win the title. Everybody will give their best to make the fans happy.”
Needless to say Roma will be a team to watch this season, as Egyptians continue to collect new Salah jerseys with every passing year.