Thierry Henry places Karim Benzema above Mohamed Salah


Author of sparkling performances since the start of the season, Mohamed Salah (29) is currently considered by many observers to be the best player in the world at the moment. Author of a double on Tuesday night in Liverpool’s victory against Atlético de Madrid (3-2) in the Champions League, the Egyptian also totaled seven goals and four assists in the Premier League. A performance placing him, for some, at the top of his game, evidenced by the words of his coach Jürgen Klopp after the 5-0 victory over Watford last weekend: “We all see it. Who is better than him right now? We don’t have to talk about what Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have done for football and their dominance. But currently, he is the best. ”

An opinion which is however not shared by Thierry Henry, recently present on the set of CBS Sports in the company of Jamie Carragher (former Liverpool player) and Micah Richards (former Manchester City player) and who considers other players in even better shape: “The goals he (editor’s note: Salah) is scoring right now are fantastic, but how can you forget Lewandowski and how can you forget Benzema? I don’t think Salah is still at this level, it is important to play for both club teams and national teams ”, said the former coach of ASM before adding his preference for KB9, author of 9 goals in 8 La Liga games: “Is he (editor’s note: Salah) the best player in the Premier League at the moment?” Yes, it is obvious. But when we compare the current forms of the best players, I put Benzema higher. What he’s doing for Real Madrid and France right now, I can’t ignore. ” A new opinion decided a few weeks before the Ballon d’Or 2021, awarded on November 29 …

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