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Mohamed Salah will return to Liverpool for injury treatment, confirm Egypt FA

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Liverpool's Mohamed Salah is seen during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, England, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
Mohamed Salah is returning to Liverpool for treatment on his injury (AP Photo)

Egypt have confirmed that Mohamed Salah will immediately return to Liverpool after suffering an injury against Swaziland on Friday evening.

The 26-year-old scored directly from a corner in Egypts 4-1 victory in Cairo but was forced off late on with a suspected thigh injury.

Egypts players went through a light training session on Saturday morning but Salah did not participate.

And after initial tests on his injury, Egypts Football Association has confirmed that he will now return to Merseyside for further treatment following a decision taken by their head coach Javier Aguirre.

Salah had been due to travel with Egypts squad to Swaziland for their Africa Cup of Nations qualification group game on Tuesday.

Salah was forced off in Egypts win over Swaziland (beIN Sports)

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Javier Aguirre has decided to let Mohamed Salah return to his club and not participate in the Swaziland match on Tuesday to give him more rest, read a statement from the Egyptian FA.

During the previous match against Swaziland, Salah complained of stress in the muscle. He was examined medically and an X-ray was performed on the area of complaint after the game.

Salah is now in a race to be fit for Liverpools clash with Huddersfield next Saturday.

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