Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has revealed he is ready to sacrifice his 'dream' of winning the Champions League in order to help the club claim the top spot in the Premier League this season.
The Reds are currently just one point behind Manchester City in the league, although their immediate attention is on their next game, which is the finely-poised second leg of their Champions League round of 16 tie against Bayern Munich, after the first leg at Anfield finished goalless.
Despite admitting that winning the Champions League is his personal dream, the 26-year-old - who helped Liverpool reach the final of last year's competition - has claimed he's willing to put his personal preference aside and help the club win a first league title since 1990.
As quoted by Sky Sports, he said: "
"But the dream for the entire city and the club is the league.
Mohamed Salah:— DaveOCKOP (@DaveOCKOP) March 11, 2019
“Although my childhood dream is to lift the Champions League trophy, I know the liverpool fans are dreaming of the Premier League, so I choose their dream over mine, I’ll take the league.”
The Egyptian added: "
Only 1️⃣ point separates Manchester City and Liverpool... who will come out on top at the season's end?! pic.twitter.com/sliZC7uNlH— NBC Sports Soccer (@NBCSportsSoccer) March 11, 2019
"My mind is sharp and there is pressure but I am strong mentally and we just have to keep going.