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Mohamed Salah targets Premier League, Champions League double

Salah targets Premier League, European double
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Mohamed Salah believes that Liverpool can attain success in both the Champions League and Premier League this season.

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has insisted that his side are capable of winning both the Premier League and Champions League this season.

The Reds' league form suffered as a result of their run to the final of UEFA's showpiece competition in the latter stages of the previous campaign, eventually holding on for a fourth-place finish in the English top flight.

Salah is upbeat about Liverpool's ability to juggle European and domestic commitments over the next eight months, however, with neither competition taking priority over the other.

"Last season we knocked out Manchester City, then Roma, who had just beaten Barca in the quarter-finals. Each time, they were incredible games," he told France Football ahead of his side's Group C opener against Paris Saint-Germain.

"We played against teams challenging for the title and we still managed to reach the final, so of course we can do it again. I'm sure of it. We can even win both, the Champions League and the Premier League. I don't want us to put pressure on ourselves, but yes, everything is possible.

"It's a good draw with some good teams. PSG have some very good individuals and a great team. I'm looking forward to playing them. I'm looking forward to a very enjoyable and intense encounter."

Liverpool have won all five of their Premier League games so far this season to join Chelsea on 15 points from 15.

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Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah celebrates with Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane after opening the scoring during his side's Premier League clash with Brighton & Hove Albion on August 25, 2018
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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City86202131820
2Chelsea86201851320
3Liverpool86201531220
4Arsenal86021910918
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs8602157818
6Bournemouth85121612416
7Wolverhampton WanderersWolves843196315
8Manchester UnitedMan Utd84131314-113
9Watford84131112-113
10Leicester CityLeicester84041412212
11Everton83321312112
12Burnley82241012-28
13Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton8224913-48
14Crystal Palace821559-47
15West Ham UnitedWest Ham8215813-57
16Southampton8125614-85
17Fulham8125921-125
18Huddersfield TownHuddersfield8035417-133
19Newcastle UnitedNewcastle8026613-72
20Cardiff CityCardiff8026417-132

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