Wenger criticised Liverpool forward for an unhealthy obsession to score goals

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Former Arsenal head-coach Arsene Wenger has criticised Mohamed Salah for an unhealthy obsession for scoring goals in the final third as opposed to passing to his teammates that happened in the Merseyside Reds last game against Burnley,

The Egyptian, who moved to the Reds back in 2017, enjoyed a remarkable opening season at Anfield, founding back of the net 44 times in 52 appearences across all competitions.

However, his decision making in the box came under question during the Reds 3-0 victory over Burnley earlier last weekend, when the attacker took a shot on when squaring the ball to Mane would have almost guaranteed a goal.

Reflecting on how Egyptian forward can progress in the future, Wenger told beIN Sports: “He [Salah] has similarities with Messi. He must find the consistency of Messi.

“I find he’s a good finisher but Messi has the complete thing, he gives the final ball as well. Salah is a bit obsessed with finishing himself.

“That’s a dimension he’ll get certainly, when he grows a little bit older, to find the moment when you have to give the ball and when you have to finish.”

Egyptian forward, who has three goals so far this campaign, demonstrated the good side of his propensity to take on stoppers with a remarkable solo goal against the Gunners last month.

Liverpool are  currently the only Premier League team to maintain a perfect record after four games in the English top-tier, take on Newcastle United at Anfield after the international break.