Mohamed Salah can join elite four-man group of Liverpool legends with one more goal

Mohamed Salah is just one goal away from joining an elite four-man group of Liverpool legends to score 20 or more goals in four consecutive seasons.

The Egyptian has not been in the best form of his Reds career this campaign, but due to the immense standards he has set in recent years, he can still net 19 times before the end of January.

The 28-year-old has scored 13 times in the Premier League and six more in other competitions, taking his total Liverpool tally to 113 in just 180 games.

Salah’s first three seasons at Anfield yielded 44, 27 and 23 goals across all competitions and he can now become just the fifth man to score 20 times in four seasons on the bounce.

The other four men to do so have spanned eras over the last 100 years, starting with Gordon Hodgson back in the 1930s when he scored 20+ goals in five seasons on the spin from 1930-35.

Then came Billy Liddell in the 1950s, who managed 20+ from 1954-58, although these came in the Second Division.

Roger Hunt then achieved the feat in the ’60s, knocking in at least 20 goals in five straight seasons, something he managed in two other seasons as well.

Ian Rush is the most recent player to manage the mammoth achievement, incredibly doing so in six seasons on the spin from 1981-87 before leaving for Juventus.

The four men mentioned are the four top goal-scorers in Liverpool history, so for Salah to join them with this specific record will put him among true club legends.

It is also something that the likes of Robbie Fowler, Kenny Dalglish and Michael Owen came close to, but couldn’t quite achieve.

Salah will have the chance to do so against Tottenham in the Premier League on Thursday night, but if not then, he will certainly manage it before the end of the campaign.

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