Mohamed Salah: 'I'd trade personal honours for Champions League title'

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Mohamed Salah would trade the Golden Boot for Champions League glory.

Asked which he would prefer, the PFA gong or the European Cup, Salah told reporters: "I have no doubt. the Champions League".

The 25-year-old has scored 30 goals in 32 league appearances for Liverpool in his debut season at the club and is a favourite to win the Professional Footballers' Association Player of the Year award.

It has been a remarkable debut campaign for Salah following his off-season arrival from Serie A side Roma, who Liverpool will face in the Champions League semi-finals - the Egypt global leading the Golden Boot race with 30 Premier League goals ahead of Harry Kane.

"If you had a choice between the Champions League and (individual honours like the golden boot) then of course the Champions League", said Salah.

Salah has score nine times in 11 games in the Champions League in all competitions this season to help Liverpool FC reach the last four.

However, he returned to the starting lineup after midweek's assault on Manchester City in the Uefa Champions League. "I'm sure he'll keep doing that for the rest of the season".

The Egypt global is on track to win the Premier League Golden Boot, while he has helped his side into the Champions League semi-finals.

"It's also very close, it's just seven goals but let's see", he added.

He added: "Of course I can not lie - it is in my mind.

So each goal for me, or for anyone else is to try to help the team".

"It is a great feeling, of course it is a great feeling, but in the end I am just happy to score and help the team", he told United Kingdom newspapers.

"He tried to motivate us like usually and in the end everybody was in the right place at the right time to win every ball".

Reds boss Jurgen Klopp acknowledged on Friday that the forthcoming tie with Roma would be at the forefront of fans' minds, but his immediate priority of securing a top-four league finish was evident by the fact he made just one change to his team.

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