England captain Harry Kane expressed regret that Egyptian star Mohamed Salah did not reach the 2022 FIFA World Cup final in Qatar with his country.
Harry Kane is gearing up to lead the Three Lions team against his Senegalese counterpart tomorrow night, Sunday, in the final price of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
During a press conference ahead of the match against Senegal, Kane responded to a question about the tough competition he faced in recent seasons with Mohamed Salah, saying: “I shouldn’t be talking about Mohamed Salah here, but we have good competition in the English Championship. Premier League of recent seasons, which is great for me.”
The Tottenham striker added: “Salah is a first class player. Of course, he hoped to participate in the World Cup. Unfortunately, Salah did not qualify with Egypt for the World Cup in Qatar, but I hope he will be with his country’s national team in the 2026 edition.”
💬 “Constant competition with Mohamed Salah?.. We have good competition in the English Premier League and he is a first class player.” pic.twitter.com/IqQmB1T2qf
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Egypt failed to qualify for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar after losing on penalties in the play-offs of the African qualification, in particular against Senegal.
Harry Kane concluded his speech on the occasion by saying, “It’s great to compete with Salah and I hope this competition continues because it’s definitely beneficial for both of us.”
Of his readiness to face Senegal, Kane said: “My legs are fine, there are no problems. I’m ready to take part in tomorrow’s match.”
He added: “We have to be fully prepared for tomorrow’s match because we are facing a team that has an outstanding group of players.”
It is noteworthy that Mohamed Salah has been able to win the Premier League top scorer award 3 times since joining Liverpool in 2017, compared to Harry Kane only once in that period, noting that he also won this award a total of 3 times.
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