Milner: ‘Dangerous’ Salah will shine

James Milner believes that Liverpool’s newest addition Mohamed Salah will be a hit at Anfield, saying that the Egyptian’s skill and attitude off the ball will see him settle without difficulty.

Salah, who joined the Reds on Thursday for a fee of £39m, has everything a player needs to succeed in the English top-flight, says Premier League veteran Milner, including the commitment to always keep the pressure on the opposition when not in possession of the ball.

"That's what you need in our team. The way we play, you can't have any passengers," the 31-year old told the club's official website.

"Everyone mucks in and we've got great team spirit. Everyone gets on the front foot and gets the press; it only takes one person not to do it for it to break down.

"He’ll fit into that really well, with and without the ball. He’s very dangerous with it and causes a lot of problems. And without it, that’s so important the way we play.

"Looking at his stats and things like that, he has had a good season. He is a dangerous player and someone who is going to do really well for us, I’m sure."

Salah joins a Liverpool squad packed with talented forwards, ensuring that competition for places in Jurgen Klopp's starting XI will be fierce, something Milner feels is crucial of the club is to taste success this coming season.

"Liverpool is a top club, we’re a good squad of players and you’re going to attract top players. That’s what you want – the best players in and around the squad to push each other.

"The bigger the squad of top players you have, the more successful you’re going to be. The competition for places is exactly what you need all over the field."

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