Mohamed Salah named Football Writers’ Association Men’s Footballer of the Year 2021/22 | Soccer News
Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah has been named the 2021/22 Men’s Footballer of the Year by the Football Writers’ Association.
Salah, 29, contributed 22 goals and 13 assists in just 31 Premier League games to help propel Jurgen Klopp’s side to second in the table, just one point behind champions Man City with just five games left to play this season.
And in total, the Egypt international has been involved in 30 goals and 14 assists in just 44 appearances in all competitions, a string of forms which has so far helped Liverpool win the League Cup, as well as reach the FA Cup final and the Champions League semi-finals.
Salah, who succeeds last year’s winner City defender Ruben Dias, is also the current Premier League top scorer having netted 22 times, five more than Heung-Min Son and Cristiano Ronaldo, while the attacker is also the main passer. top flight having managed one more than his teammate Trent Alexander-Arnold.
Why Salah won my FWA vote
sky sports journalist Adam Bate explains why Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah received his vote as FWA Footballer of the Year…
Liverpool match schedule:
April 30 – Newcastle (a) premier league
May 3 – Villarreal SF Champions League second leg
May 7 – Tottenham (h) premier league
May 10 – Aston Villa Premier League, live on Sky Sports
May 14 – Chelsea (Wembley) FA Cup Final
May 17 – Southampton Premier League, live on Sky Sports
May 22 – Wolves (h) premier league
May 28 – Champions League Final *
* Subject to progress