sport news Gary Neville compares Mohamed Salah to Cristiano Ronaldo after Leeds hat-trick

'It reminds me of Ronaldo and Rooney back in the day... and I think Salah will go above Mane': Gary Neville compares Liverpool forwards to his former team-mates - with one a 'killer' and the other someone who 'fights for the team' Gary Neville has compared Mohamed Salah's quality to that of Cristiano Ronaldo The Sky pundit also likened 'selfless' Sadio Mane to ex-team-mate Wayne Rooney The former man praised Salah's 'consitency' over three years Neville believes the Egyptian will 'go above' his strike partner in the future

By Tom Caldon For Mailonline

Published: 19:50 BST, 14 September 2020 | Updated: 20:00 BST, 14 September 2020

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Gary Neville has hailed Mo Salah following the Liverpool star's hat-trick in the 4-3 victory over Leeds, highlighting the striker's 'killer' instinct.

The Egyptian netted twice from the penalty spot and volleyed brilliantly into the top corner as the Reds recorded a thrilling Premier League opening day win at Anfield.

Salah has scored a remarkable 94 goals in his first three seasons on Merseyside and Neville was been left highly impressed by the 28-year-old's ruthlessness after he made the perfect start to the 2020-21 campaign.

Gary Neville has heaped praise on Mohamed Salah after he scored a hat-trick against Leeds

Gary Neville has heaped praise on Mohamed Salah after he scored a hat-trick against Leeds

'We know he's some player,' Neville told Sky Sports. 'But when he's getting to a level whereby four years ago, when he first arrived at Liverpool, he got 40 goals

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