Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah has revealed that his country’s national team will be fine without him during the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, in Ivory Coast.

The Liverpool ace spoke after leading Jurgen Klopp’s side to beat Newcastle United 4-2 on Monday night.

Recall that Salah scored a brace for the Reds against Newcastle to give his side all three points at Anfield.

The match was Salah’s last game for Liverpool as he prepared to join the Egypt squad for the 2023 AFCON.

Speaking after Liverpool defeated Newcastle, Salah told Sky Sports: “We believe too much. We have top talents. They just need to work hard.

“Going to AFCON? I want to win it! I love playing for my country. Without me they will be fine. We have fantastic players.”

Egypt are in Group B at the AFCON alongside Ghana, Mozambique and Cape Verde.

AFCON: Mohamed Salah reveals what’ll happen to Egypt without him

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