Controversy Surrounds Mohamed Salah’s Resting Decision Against Ethiopia: Is a Move to Saudi Club Ittihad Jeddah Imminent?

Controversy Surrounds Mohamed Salah’s Resting Decision

The decision of Portuguese coach Roy Vittoria, head coach of Egypt, to rest his star Mohamed Salah against his Ethiopian counterpart next Friday has sparked much controversy and speculation.

Reason Behind Salah’s Exemption

After the announcement of the news of the dismissal of Mohamed Salah from the match with Ethiopia, it was reported that the reason was that the Liverpool striker was busy negotiating with the Saudi club Ittihad Jeddah.

A source within the national team said that Salah’s exemption from the match against Ethiopia had nothing to do with the fate of the player with the Saudi Jeddah federation, and that this issue was agreed after the last match of the national team against Guinea and the guarantee of entry into the tournament. African Cup of Nations.

Agreement with Salah

The technical team agreed with Salah after the last match against Guinea to release him from the next match against Ethiopia, so that he would naturally join the camp and take part in a friendly match against Tunisia on September 12, especially after the team guaranteed entry to the tournament. 2024 African Nations Championship and topped the group.

It is planned that Mohamed Salah will arrive at the camp of the Pharaohs team on September 8, that is, on the same day as the match with Ethiopia, or the day after the match.

Other Right Wingers in Egypt’s Squad

Roy Vitoria’s list for Egypt has more than one right winger, led by Zamalek’s Ahmed Saed Zizou and Pyramids’ Mustafa Fathi.

Source: media

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