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Marcelo 'terrified of Salah' says former Egypt striker

Marcelo 'terrified of Salah'
By Eurosport

18/05/2018 at 08:56Updated 18/05/2018 at 09:03

Real Madrid full-back Marcelo is terrified of Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah, according to 105-times capped Egypt striker Mohamed Aboutrika.

Salah scored his 32nd goal of the season against Brighton to beat the Premier League record of 31 goals previously shared by Alan Shearer, Cristiano Ronaldo and Luis Suarez.

Now Salah's former Egypt team-mate Mohamed Aboutrika is tipping him to take his astonishing scoring feats that have saw him 44 goals in all competitions into the Champions League final with Madrid on May 26.

And he believes Liverpool will target Marcelo at left-back as the key weakness for the defending champions.

"Liverpool have a big chance to win the Champions League against Real Madrid," said Mohamed Aboutrika.

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"I witnessed on that pitch what Salah can do to Marcelo during the Olympic Games. I was playing with Egypt against Brazil. Marcelo is terrified of Salah."

"I noticed the same thing in the Champions League when Roma played against Real."