Mohamed Salah provides huge boost to Liverpool after worrying injury

MOHAMED SALAH will be available to play in the Champions League final despite picking up an injury on Saturday.

The winger, 29, was forced off with a groin injury 33 minutes into the FA Cup final against Chelsea.

Salah was forced off with a groin injury

Salah was forced off with a groin injuryCrédit: Alamy
Van Dijk also picked up an injury

Van Dijk also picked up an injuryCrédit: Reuters

While it looked very concerning for the Reds à l'époque, Tort has since confirmed that it is nothing serious.

When asked if he was okay after the game, il a répondu: “All goodand reassured fans that he would be available for the Ligue des champions final against Real Madrid later this month.

Virgil van Dijk was also forced off late in the game with a knee injury.

During a post-match interview with ITV Football, il a dit: “We’re going to check it out. I felt in the first half when I sprinted, I felt a twinge behind my knee, I played on.

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“À la fin, I can’t risk it for the team and I need to trust Joel (Matip). Hopefully it will be fine.

Liverpool boss Jürgen Klopp provided an update on both players in his post-match interview.

Il a dit: “We had to change Mo early, which was not cool. It was my decision, it was pretty cautionary.

Mo said, ‘I feel something, I can carry on.’ I said, ‘No.’ A football game is not a perfect physiotherapist, it means it rarely gets better during a game.

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Then Virg stands with me and says, ‘I feel something but it’s fine I think.’ We make a decision together, so he stays on but was clear when we didn’t make it in 90 minutes he has to go off.

Obviously I spoke to both already after the game, both are really OK. All that we know is it’s not a big thing, we really came through.

The Reds defeated Chelsea 6-5 on penalties to keep their quadruple hopes alive.

They are still in a two-horse race with Manchester City for the Premier League title and will compete in the Champions League final on May 28.