Klopp praises Egypt's Salah for keeping grounded during stellar campaign

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Despite being absent from action for the last two months, there is a chance that Liverpool could have Emre Can return to the squad for the Champions League final in Kiev where they will face Real Madrid. That's what everyone wants, ' said the Holland global. "So for us to finish in the top three for the third year in a row is brilliant", the striker added.

"Everyone gives you an Oscar, an award for this and award for that, for getting out of the vehicle without an accident", Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp said.

Salah was joined by his daughter Makka who upstaged her father in front of the Anfield crowd following the final game of the season.

Roberto Firmino says he has enjoyed the best season of his professional career to date as he looks to end the campaign with a Champions League medal. "We have to be far superior against them to win".

Mohamed Salah finished the season as the Premier League's top scorer after setting Liverpool on its way to a 4-0 win over Brighton on Sunday that secured his team the final Champions League qualification place.

Klopp's players reassemble in Marbella on Wednesday after a couple of days off for a short training camp. "You look at other leagues, but at the moment of deciding, it's very hard to leave Barcelona".

'To be fair it's hard to not think about it because everyone is talking about the final, ' he said.

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"Even before the game [against Brighton], no one talked about that game". Any player wants to do it on a consistent basis and that's what defines a good player from a great player.

'Good players, good team. Remember: he was an out-and-out winger ahead of his move to Liverpool last summer but Jurgen Klopp has transformed him into a player who drifts centrally. It's going to be hard but I think that's something we can deal with. "Imagine everyone telling you how brilliant you are, or they give you an Oscar for this, an award for that, an award for getting out of vehicle without having an accident".

'We have to see how we going to perform.

"The only thing that we have to do is play our own game and not be nervous".

"That is for us like a little pre-season to the game".

■ BT SPORT is to make the Champions League final available to watch for free online.

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