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Liverpool legend Rush: Salah bigger influence than Mane

Liverpool legend Ian Rush feels Mohamed Salah is key to their Double chances.

Rush rates the Egyptian's influence ahead of Sadio Mane.

"You'd probably say game-to-game Mane has been Liverpool's forward player of the season but then I think Salah is still the one that could win them the league," Rush told Sky Sports.

"Salah was out of this world last year. I'm not sure if he got the recognition he deserved but he was never going to score as many goals as he did last season.

"I think the goals against Southampton, and in particular Chelsea - where he went off late on to a standing ovation - have been a real pick-up for him, confidence-wise.

"I think he has become a more complete footballer this season because he always seems to have two players marking him now. He's adapted to that and it has probably given Mane more space which he has benefitted from.

"But it's impossible to choose one of them. If I had to choose, I'd choose them both!"

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