Egypt FA: Mohamed Salah to Miss 3 Weeks at Most, Will Return for World Cup

Mohamed Salah will miss three weeks at most, according to the Egyptian FA.
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The Egyptian FA has revealed that Mohamed Salah's shoulder injury he sustained as the result of a challenge from Sergio Ramos in the Champions League final on Saturday will not see him miss the World Cup.

Initial fears were that Salah would miss the entirety of the World Cup in Russia, with the 25-year-old Liverpool forward believed to have been sidelined for up to three months.

However, the Egyptian Football Association has revealed that, assuming the recovery process goes to plan, the Premier League golden boot winner will be available for the Pharaoh's second game of the tournament at the latest, set to be played against hosts Russia on July 19.

The news will come as a major relief to both Egypt and Liverpool fans who had feared the injury setback to their star player would see him miss significantly more games.

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