Mohamed Salah Bigraphy and Professional Record.
Mohamed Salah Ghaly was born on June 15, 1992 in Bassoon, Egypt.
The talented winger spent his youth career at the Al Mokavloon Al arab club (also known as Arab Contractors), having made his debut in professional football in 2010.
Salah moves to Switzerland in 2012
Mohamed moved to the Swiss Basel in the summer of 2012. He helped the team to win the Super League and reach the Europa League semi-finals in the first season in Basel. He also received African Best Young Footballer award. Salah played in 78 games in all tournaments and scored 20 goals during a year and a half in Switzerland. The playmaker was named the Swiss Super League Best Player in 2013.
Transfer fights for Mohamed Salah and career in Chelsea
Liverpool made an attempt to purchase Salah in January 2014, but delayed negotiations with Basel, and Salah finally went to Jose Mourinho in Chelsea. Mohamed made his Premier League debut on February 8, 2014 and scored his first goal for the Blues in the match against Arsenal on March, 22, 2014.
Salah didn’t manage to become the first team player as he played just in 19 matches during a year.
Loaned to Fiorentina
He was loaned by the Italian Fiorentina on the last day of the winter transfer window (February 2, 2015). That was part of the transfer deal with Juan Cuadrado. Mohamed made his debut in Serie A in a match against Atalanta on February, 8. Fiorentina was going to use the option of buying out Salah’s contract in the summer of 2015. Nevertheless, he refused to spend another season with the Violets, although the original loan agreement was signed for a year and a half. The Egyptian went on loan to Roma on August 6, 2015, and this fact forced Fiorentina to complain to FIFA about Chelsea for loan violation.
Career next stage in Serie A
Salah became the best team’s goal-scorer with 15 goals in all tournaments (14 in Serie A) during the first season. So he was named the Best season’s player. Roma bought the Salah’s transfer from Chelsea, presumably for £15 million in the summer of 2016. His second season statistics in Roma was impressive as well. He scored 19 goals in 41 games in all tournaments. The Egyptian scored 34 goals and made 24 assists in just two years in Rome.
Transfer to Liverpool
It was announced about all formalities completion of Salah’s transfer to Liverpool on June 22, 2017. The transfer cost was €42 million (plus up to €8 million bonuses), according to Roma. The first Egyptian in the club’s history chose the 11th number, formerly taken by Roberto Firmino.
Salah represented his country on the international arena from an early age. He played with Egypt in the World Championship among the youth teams (U20) in 2011 and at the Summer Olympics 2012. Mohamed played with the Egypt national team from the second half of 2011. And he became the African Cup silver prize-winner with them in January, 2017.