Mohamed Salah named as footballer of the year award

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: (THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Mohamed Salah gives Philippe Coutinho of Liverpool the match ball after scoring a hat-rick during the UEFA Champions League group E match between Liverpool FC and Spartak Moskva at Anfield on December 6, 2017 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. (Photo by Andrew Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

Vastavam web: Mohamed Salah was today named as the Football Writers’ Association Footballer of the Year for 2017/18 after scoring 43 goals so far in an incredible debut season for Liverpool.The Egypt international narrowly topped the poll of the 400-strong FWA membership ahead of Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne, the margin understood to be less than 20 votes. Tottenham striker Harry Kane was third.Salah has scored 43 goals in 48 appearances in all competitions this season and spearheaded Liverpool’s push towards a potential place in the Champions League final — the Reds lead Roma 5-2 ahead of Wednesday’s semi-final second leg in Italy.