Salah made the claim himself this week.
And Los Blancos boss Ancelotti has no qualms with calling Salah the world's top winger - but would not extend that honour to being the top player overall.
“Salah has said that in his position he is the best in the world and I think he is right," Ancelotti told reporters.
“I agree with him. In his position, yes, he is the best in the world."
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