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Egypt coach Aguirre defends Liverpool ace Salah over selfish claims

Egypt coach Javier Aguirre has defended Mohamed Salah over claims he is a selfish player.

The Liverpool ace is trying to guide his country to an AFCON title on home soil, but has faced criticism for his style of play.

However, Aguirre has refuted those claims and believes his star striker has the interest of the team at heart.

"Salah works hard with team spirit and is very committed. He is not playing selfishly as some people say," Aguirre told the media.

"There isn't any problem at all. Salah is a very important player for the Egypt team, like Cedric Bakambu is for Democratic Republic of Congo, but we also have other players who can reach the goal and score like what happened with Mahmoud Trezeguet against Zimbabwe."

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