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Wigan skipper Morsy: Liverpool ace Salah relentless worker

Wigan Athletic skipper Sam Morsy has heaped praise on Egypt teammate Mohamed Salah.

Morsy admits he's in regular contact with the Liverpool star.

The Latics ace, 28, said: “The conversations I've had with Salah about his training regime are phenomenal.

“The way football goes at any level means you have to sacrifice a lot for your trade.

“But the guys at the top level have to give everything. It's their whole lives, they are 24-hour-a-day athletes.

“Salah is relentless. The top boys are. They work harder than everyone else. I remember seeing him and thinking to myself, 'Wow, you're miles off it'.

“This guy is a superstar and works that hard. That's what you have to do at that level. Being around these players, it is inspiring.

“He's a really nice, friendly guy. He's always laughing and joking, always playing games. He's very relaxed, there's no ego. He absolutely loves his profession and Liverpool.

“He's very competitive. Ping-pong, pool, chess — he's one of those people who want to be the best at everything.

“We've played a few games of chess. I beat him the first game and he battered me all the rest!"

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