After suffering a serious shoulder injury during the Champions League final following a rough challenge from Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos, Liverpool forward, Mohamed Salah, became a Russia 2018 World Cup doubt for his country, Egypt.
But Liverpool doctors are saying his chances of featuring in the World Cup which kicks off in two weeks, are bright as he may return from i jury in three to four weeks.
The club’s physio, Ruben Pons told Spain’s Marca that Salah’s treatment plan includes getting him back on his feet sooner.
He said: “Once we knew the injury we planned the treatment, he is sad about what happened but he is totally focused on recovery and seeing when he can be ready.
“He is going to mark the recovery times, in principle it will be from three to four weeks but we are going to try to reduce those deadlines, that’s the big goal.”
A day after the injury incident, Salah, 25, had assured Eyptians and his fans in general that he is confident he’ll make it to the 2018 World Cup.
He tweeted: “It was a very tough night, but I’m a fighter. Despite the odds, I’m confident that I’ll be in Russia to make you all proud. Your love and support will give me the strength I need.”