Date: 27th November 2017 at 7:45am
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Liverpool are represented in the latest Premier League team of the week that has been selected by BBC pundit Garth Crooks.

Actually Garth is now down as a ‘Football Analyst’ these days, a posh term for a pundit then!

The performance by Mohamed Salah in the one all draw with Chelsea at the weekend at Anfield was enough to earn them a place in the side alongside the other, in the opinion of the former Spurs striker anyway, most impressive performers in the topflight over the latest weekend.

I think we’ll already know ourselves, and not just based on the latest performance, why Crooks, we’ll also not argue with it, selected Salah as part of his team but explaining his choice he told the BBC.

‘I said last week when I selected Salah that his ability to finish was infinitely better than I had first thought. I don’t suppose he had the time or opportunity to really show what he was capable of at Chelsea under Jose Mourinho (although he did score for him) – a bit like Kevin de Bruyne and and Andriy Shevchenko. Nevertheless, Salah has put the entire Chelsea experience well behind him with 15 goals this season. I can’t help thinking where Liverpool would be if they had a decent defence. Would it be considerably higher than they are now?’

It’s always good to see the club represented in this way, and well played to Salah for his recognition, but the most important thing about the weekend was of course the point.

Full Team:

Ben Foster (West Bromwich Albion), Cesar Azpilicueta (Chelsea), Lewis Dunk (Brighton), Vincent Kompany (Manchester City), Ryan Bertrand (Southampton), Mohamed Salah (Liverpool), Will Hughes (Watford), Ruben Loftus-Cheek (Crystal Palace), Raheem Sterling (Manchester City), Eden Hazard (Chelsea), Sergio Aguero (Manchester City).

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