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Liverpool hero Aldridge: Current attacking trio as good as any in club history

Liverpool hero John Aldridge rates their current senior attacking trio among the best the club has seen.

Aldridge wrote for the Sunday World: "The front three of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino were at the peak of their powers as Liverpool won the Champions League in 2019 and ended the club's long wait for Premier League title glory the following year.

"As this era is now officially at an end with Mane's exit, we can reflect on how good the Salah, Mane, Firmino combination were and I'd say they are right up there with the great Liverpool attacking line-ups.

"Roger Hunt and Ian St John were a strike duo I loved to watch as a young Liverpool fan, then we had Kevin Keegan and John Toshack forming a fearsome partnership.

"Ian Rush and Kenny Dalglish were special in tandem, before I had a great partnership with Peter Beardsley and John Barnes in the late 1980s. Yet I'd give the Salah, Mane and Firmino striker force the ultimate compliment by suggesting they were as good as anything we've seen at Liverpool when they were at their brilliant best and scoring 80 goals a season between them."

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