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Liverpool boss Klopp likens Salah to Lewandowski as his greatest signing

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has declared Mohamed Salah as one of his greatest signings.

Klopp has made a number of shrewd acquisitions during his time in the dugout, including a number of big names at former club Borussia Dortmund.

While it's hard to look past the signing of Robert Lewandowski, who he bought for Dortmund for just £4.5million in 2010, Klopp says: “You can sign a player but then we are all responsible, the player obviously and the coaches, to make it happen.

“Let me say it like this, [there are] two players.

“There is one, that's Robert Lewandowski, who I signed – OK, for a different amount of money – who made an incredible development.

“From a different level, but incredible development.

“With Mo, from the guy who scores from time to time and is a really good football player, to this goalscoring machine, that's a massive development.

“So yes, he is an outstanding signing, but for sure the way he developed, the way he treats himself, the game preparation, training preparation, training attitude, all these kinds of things, that's exceptional.

“That's a real role model. He deserves all that, absolutely."

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