Salah 'all good' after suffering apparent leg injury in FA Cup final
Mohamed Salah said he's "all good" after coming off injured midway through Saturday's FA Cup final against Chelsea.
The Premier League's leading scorer exited with an apparent leg injury during the first half, raising fears he'd miss the remaining three games of Liverpool's potential record-breaking season.
When asked if he'd return in time for the Champions League final on May 28, Salah told The Athletic's James Pearce, "Of course, all good."
Salah dropped to the turf just after the half-hour mark and appeared to favor his right leg while in conversation with a member of Liverpool's medical team. However, the 29-year-old didn't appear to have much trouble walking off the pitch.
Liverpool won the FA Cup on penalties, and Salah took part in the celebrations. He didn't have a noticeable limp or wrapping on his leg, indicating the injury wasn't serious.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp later told reporters Salah and Van Dijk are "really OK" and that "both will be fine."
Liverpool were already without midfielder Fabinho, who sat out Saturday's final with a hamstring issue. Klopp said Thursday the Brazilian has a "good chance" of facing Real Madrid in the Champions League final in Paris.
Salah has barely missed time due to injury since joining Liverpool in 2017. Despite playing in the Africa Cup of Nations in January, the Egyptian has made 34 appearances in the Premier League and started 11 of Liverpool's 12 Champions League matches this season.
With two more games to play in the Premier League and the Champions League final in two weeks, Klopp's side is chasing an unprecedented sweep of trophies.
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