How Mo Salah compares with Europe’s best forwards in 2021-22

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Mohamed Salah celebrates scoring for Liverpool.

Liverpool‘s Mohamed Salah has enjoyed a great start to the Premier League season – but how does he compare to the most dangerous players in the rest of Europe’s big five leagues?

Salah had a rare rest in the summer and has taken things to another level in 2021-22, firing Jurgen Klopp’s side to the top of the league table after seven games.

We’ve compared his league stats this season to the current top scorers in La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga and Ligue 1.

Mo Salah

Games: 7
Starts: 7
Sub appearances: 0

Goals: 6
Assists: 3

Penalties scored: 1

Minutes per goal: 105
Minutes per non-penalty goal: 126
Minutes per goal or assist: 70

Karim Benzema

Games: 8
Starts: 8
Sub appearances: 0

Goals: 9
Assists: 7

Penalties scored: 1

Minutes per goal: 78.6
Minutes per non-penalty goal: 88.5
Minutes per goal or assist: 44.2

Real Madrid's Karim Benzema

READ: Eight ridiculous stats from Benzema’s superb start to the season for Madrid

Ciro Immobile

Games: 6
Starts: 6
Sub appearances: 0

Goals: 6
Assists: 2

Penalties scored: 2

Minutes per goal: 86.1
Minutes per non-penalty goal: 129.2
Minutes per goal or assist: 64.6

Erling Haaland

Games: 5
Starts: 5
Sub appearances: 0

Goals: 7
Assists: 3

Penalties scored: 1

Minutes per goal: 64.2
Minutes per non-penalty goal: 75
Minutes per goal or assist: 45

Jonathan David

Games: 9
Starts: 7
Sub appearances: 2

Goals: 6
Assists: 0

Penalties scored: 1

Minutes per goal: 105.8
Minutes per non-penalty goal: 127
Minutes per goal or assist: 105.8

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