Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp has called for Mohamed Salah to receive more protection from referees after saying it is “crazy” how few free-kicks the forward is awarded when fouled.
The Liverpool manager believes it is inexplicable Salah does not get more decisions in his favour and wrong when he is branded a diver.
Although only Arsenal’s Alexandre Lacazette and Brentford’s Ivan Toney have won more penalties in the Premier League than Salah this season, some 114 players have drawn more fouls than the Egyptian, with officials penalising opponents for only 20 challenges on Salah in 26 matches. On average he is awarded a free-kick every 110 minutes this seaso …