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Atletico Madrid Star Joao Felix in awe of Chelsea team

Atletico Madrid forward Joao Felix has revealed that he likes to watch Chelsea midfielder, Mason Mount play. claiming he knew all about the England international’s talents before he even made the first-team breakthrough at Stamford Bridge. Felix, who has been tipped to succeed Cristiano Ronaldo as the king of Portuguese football, is no doubt, well-quipped to follow in his mentor’s footsteps owing to his blistering form in the colours of Atletico Madrid. The Portuguese sensation signed a seven-year contract with Atletico Madrid in 2019 for a transfer fee of   £113 million -the fourth highest sum ever paid in football and Benfica’s biggest transfer also Atlético’s most expensive signing ever.   However, the 21-year-old, who has notched up nine goals in 27 games in all competition this season, declared his admiration for Mount ahead of the Roji Blancos Champions League clash with Chelsea on Tuesday. He said: “I like the way he [Mount] plays, the way he likes to drag the ball, the

Liverpool forward Salah wins PL goal of month award

 


Mohamed Salah's sensational counter-attacking goal at West Ham United has been voted January 2021's Budweiser Goal of the Month.

The Liverpool star finished off a sweeping move that started in their own box to set the champions on their way to a 3-1 win.

"It was a team goal and it's a great feeling to score goals like that," says Salah, who wins the Budweiser award for the first time.

"The most important thing is that we won the game. That's what makes it so special."

The Egyptian now wants to bring more trophies to Anfield after becoming the first Liverpool player to win the award since Daniel Sturridge in August 2018.

Also Read : EPL: Man City midfielder Ikay Gundogan wins player of the month award https://www.aoplite.com.ng/2021/02/epl-man-city-midfielder-ikay-gundogan.html

"I don't go into the season saying, 'OK, let's be top scorer, I don't care about the team,' " Salah says.

"I'm trying to win the Premier League, the Champions League. The team trophies come before the individual ones."

Salah's effort was chosen by a panel of experts combined with a public vote, beating seven other contenders.

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