Bad news for Mohamed Salah ... and happy for Sadio Mane
The Egyptian star Mohamed Salah was absent from the list of nominees for the award for the best player in the competition last September, at a time when his colleague in Liverpool, Senegalese Sadio Mane, was absent, despite Salah scoring a hat-trick in the first match against Leeds United and his contribution to three goals in Arsenal's goal during English Premier League.
The English Premier League published on its Twitter account the list of stars nominated to win the monthly award, and included: Patrick Bamford (Leeds United), Dominic Calvert Lewin (Everton), Timothy Castani (Leicester City), Harry Kane (Tottenham), Tariq Lamptey. (Brighton), Sadio Mane (Liverpool), James Rodriguez (Everton), Jimmy Vardy (Leicester).
Salah and Mani have three goals each on the Premier League scorer list from three matches, and they are considered the best scorers in Liverpool seeking to retain their league champion title for the second year in a row, especially as he achieved the full mark so far by beating Leeds (4-3) and Chelsea. (2 - zero) and Arsenal (3-1), and will face Aston Villa on Sunday in the fourth round.
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