October 15, 2019
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Frank Lampard reveals why Mohamed Salah flopped at Chelsea

Mohamed Salah spent two years at Chelsea (Picture: Getty)

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard says Mohamed Salahs ability was clear during his time at Stamford Bridge but that the Egyptian suffered due to a lack of opportunities.

The winger joined the Blues in 2013 but made just 19 appearances for the club before joining Roma permanently in 2016.

Jose Mourinho won the Premier League on his return to the club in 2014 and the Portuguese coach favoured the likes of Oscar, Willian and Eden Hazard instead of Salah.

Salah, of course, has shown gone on to far greater things with Liverpool and has bagged 75 goals in 111 appearances for the Reds.

Salah joined Chelsea in 2013 (Picture: Getty)
Salah joined Chelsea in 2013 (Picture: Getty)

Liverpool travel to west London on Sunday to take on Chelsea and Lampard, who was at the club during Salahs stint at Stamford Bridge, says the Egypt international joined the club at the wrong time.

It is hard because everyone has their own pathways, said Lampard.

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Unfortunately for Mo, it didnt work out here but it is great credit to him. He went to Italy and then came back and now he is a superstar.

As for his path, it is hard to compare to what may have been. I had an overlap with him. The talent was obviously there. At the time, I think we had a lot of options in attacking areas. Number 10s, wingers and he didnt get as many opportunities for whatever reason but yes you could see the talent was there.

But the player that he is now or that came back to Liverpool I think you have to say huge crediRead More – Source

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