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Salah reveals how Kane pain inspired the Liverpool forwards incredible season

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Liverpool forward Mo Salah has revealed how losing out on the Premier League Golden Boot to Harry Kane last season inspired his brilliant campaign in 2021/22.

The Egypt international scored 23 league goals this season to share the Golden Boot with Tottenham forward Son Heung-min, while he also got 13 assists.

Salah also got a further eight goals and two assists in the Champions League as Liverpool chase a treble with the club winning the League Cup and FA Cup.

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Salah, who will face Real Madrid tonight in the Champions League final, has admitted that the “pain” of missing out on last season’s Golden Boot on the final day to Tottenham striker Kane has drove him on this term.

The 29-year-old told BT Sport: “Last year, losing to Kane in the last game was pain for me!

“That’s what pushed me to be who I am now because I believe last season as a team was not really good, but last year was one goal difference.

“It did not kill my summer, I was so motivated, I working crazy in the summer. I said next year I’m going to win both, golden boot and assists.”

Meanwhile, former Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana has warned Reds fans that they won’t fully appreciate captain Jordan Henderson until he leaves the club.

Lallana wrote in The Times: “I see Trent Alexander-Arnold and Andrew Robertson as leaders just as much as James Mil…

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