Liverpool forward and Egyptian star, Mohamed Salah has been Named the English Premier League Player of the Month award for October. This award comes in recognition of his outstanding performance last month, (October 2021) which, which cannot go without mentioning his hat-trick at old Trafford last month, and also making history.
After Liverpool’s last win at Old Trafford, Mohamed Salah became the Premier League’s all-time record African goalscorer after scoring a hat-trick in Liverpool’s 5-0 victory over Manchester United at Old Trafford. A record which was held last by Ivorian footballer and Chelsea legend, Didier Drogba
Salah also became the first player to EVER score a Premier League hat trick at Old Trafford. He’s only the second Liverpool player ever to net three in a game there in all competitions. Salah also became the first Liverpool players to score three games in a row at Old Trafford, or as we now call it, Anfield East.
Salah had nine goal involvements in league games in October, helping Liverpool to two wins and two draws. The Egypt international also continued his scoring exploits on the European stage with a brace in a 3-2 Champions League win over Atletico Madrid.
Salah beat off competition from Chelsea’s Ben Chilwell, Burnley’s Maxwel Cornet, Manchester City’s Phil Foden, Southampton’s Tino Livramento, Arsenal goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale, West Ham midfielder Declan Rice, and Youri Tielemans of Leicester, to win the accolade.
Michail Antonio and Cristiano Ronaldo won the August and September Player of the Month awards. Liverpool return to action after the international break with a home game against Arsenal on November 20.