Skip to main content

Arsene Wenger likens Mo Salah's consistency to Messi – but highlights a flaw

Mohamed Salah Liverpool

Wenger, speaking to beIN SPORTS, revealed how the Egyptian is so close, yet so far from one of football's all-time greats.

See more

“He has similarities to Messi, after he finds the consistency of Messi," Wenger said.

"I find him as a good finisher, but Messi has the complete thing and gives the final ball as well. Salah is a bit obsessed by finishing."

Despite highlighting Salah's flaw, Le Professeur insisted that he is a big fan and declared simply: "I like him very much."


On the hunt for Diego Maradona in Mexico: a thrilling journey to the other side of the world

In defence of Michael Owen: the ex-footballer who just wants to be honest

Thank you for reading 5 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1