Gerrard picks his best African player ever to play in EPL - FCNaija

EPL By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 09/03/2018

Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard has picked his best African player ever to play in the English top flight.

Gerrard singled out Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah as the best African player ever seen in the Premier League.

Salah has been in red-hot form in the Premier League since he made his return from AS Roma in the summer, he has scored a total of 32 goals in 38 appearances and he also claimed the African Player of the Year award.

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Gerrard made the bold claim when asked if Salah is the greatest African footballer to have played in the Premier League.

"It's a tough one," Gerrard answered. "Yes, probably.

"I think you have to wait to see how he finishes the season, but if he continues to get goals and set a record, then you have to say yes." He told BT Sport.

Salah is expected to lace his boot against Manchester United in the Premier League in an early kick-off on Saturday.