Arsene Wenger says Mohamed Salah is ‘too obsessed’ with scoring after row with Sadio Mane at Liverpool

first_imgAdvertisement Arsene Wenger says Mohamed Salah is ‘too obsessed’ with scoring after row with Sadio Mane at Liverpool Comment Wenger says strikers like Roberto Firmino are ‘difficult to find’ (AFP/Getty Images)‘But you forget a little bit the guy who sacrifices himself is Firmino.‘And like Suarez did for Messi and Neymar, [Firmino] is the guy who works for the team, who works for everybody and gets them to shine.‘This piece of the jigsaw is always difficult to find, a striker who is generous.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal Arsene Wenger says Mohamed Salah needs to improve in front of goal (beIN Sports)Arsene Wenger believes Mohamed Salah is ‘too obsessed’ with scoring goals but has backed the Liverpool forward to improve his decision making.Sadio Mane was furious with Salah during Liverpool’s 3-0 win over Burnley last Saturday after the Egyptian refused to pass him the ball for an easy chance to score.Jurgen Klopp played down the row, while reports have claimed that both players were on good terms again in the dressing room after the game.Wenger has likened Salah to Lionel Messi but concedes that the Egyptian is not as consistent as Barcelona’s talisman.ADVERTISEMENTThe former Arsenal boss also reserved special praise for Roberto Firmino, claiming that a striker who is as ‘generous’ as the Brazilian is difficult to find.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘He [Salah] has similarities with Messi,’ Wenger told beIN Sports. Wenger says Mohamed Salah is similar to Lionel Messi (Getty Images)‘He must find the consistency of Messi.‘I find he’s a good finisher but Messi has the complete thing, he gives the final ball as well.‘Salah is a bit obsessed with finishing himself. Metro Sport ReporterFriday 6 Sep 2019 8:45 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link85Shares Sadio Mane was furious after Salah refused to pass him the ball (Reuters)‘That’s a dimension he’ll get certainly, when he grows a little bit older, to find the moment when you have to give the ball and when you have to finish.‘But I like him very much, he has huge potential. Mane as well. Advertisementlast_img