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'Salah scary for other players' - Ferdinand insists Liverpool star still Premier League's best.

After Liverpool defeated Manchester City, Rio Ferdinand praised Mohamed Salah and insisted that he was still the finest player in the Premier League.

At Anfield on Sunday, the 30-year-old skillfully handled a long pass from Alisson Becker to expertly beat his defender, Joao Cancelo, before putting the ball past the charging Manchester City goalkeeper to ensure his club, against all odds, earned all three points in the Premier League game.

In the current English top-flight season, it was the first time the reigning champions had dropped a game. Given their recent early-season collective and individual challenges, Jurgen Klopp's players needed the victory to improve their morale.

Salah had a difficult time scoring consistently in the league up until this past Sunday's game. Prior to Sunday, he had only managed two goals and three assists in the eight league games. His detractors claimed that Sadio Mane's departure had a bad impact on him, but observers maintained that the entire Liverpool team was having trouble. It's a different scenario in the Champions League, where Salah has five goals in four games in Group A.

The veteran defender stated on his podcast that when Mo Salah, another player who hasn't performed up to par, gets a chance to play, "you just go whoa, this is terrifying for the other guys."

"His ratio of goals to assists this season has been the best in the league overall. As a result, his quality is undeniable. It's simply that Liverpool players are out of form, there are numerous injuries, and [Diogo] Jota has yet another injury, so you could think these men can't pull this win out, but they did.".

In 13 games in all competitions, Salah has eight goals and three assists.

WHAT'S UP: When Liverpool plays West Ham United on Wednesday night, they will be looking to continue their current success.

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