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one-man mo Why Mo Salah must be considered one of the all-time legends of Anfield's history

Now if Salah signs a new four-year contract with the club and goes on to score 250 goals, win a couple more Premier League titles and maybe another Champions League, he would have real claims to be alongside Rush, Dalglish and the Liverpool greats.

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Liverpool's Mohamed Salah, right, celebrates after scoring his side's second goal of the Premier League win over Norwich City

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah, right, celebrates after scoring his side's second goal of the Premier League win over Norwich City

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah, right, celebrates after scoring his side's second goal of the Premier League win over Norwich City

MOHAMED Salah scored his 150th goal for Liverpool in yesterday's 3-1 win against Norwich - and now the door is ajar for him to join the true greats of the club.

Many Liverpool fans will argue the Egyptian maestro should already be considered to be one of the club's all-time icons and the scoring statistics he is producing suggest he deserves that recognition.

Yet this is a football club with a long list of great strikers and Salah needs to do even more before he can leap ahead of Ian Rush, Kenny Dalglish, Robbie Fowler, or my all-time hero Roger Hunt on the list of great Liverpool strikers.

Now if Salah signs a new four-year contract with the club and goes on to score 250 goals, win a couple more Premier League titles and maybe another Champions League, he would have real claims to be alongside Rush, Dalglish and the Liverpool greats.

So I hope the club's owners appreciate what they have on their hands here because even if Salah and his agent are demanding silly money for this new contract, Liverpool have to give it to him.

We are talking about a very special footballer in Salah, probably the best in the world right now, and to have him at your club will cost big money in wages and bonuses.

Liverpool have to show their ambition by handing him a contract that justifies his status in the game. Salah's 150th Liverpool goal yesterday was another work of art, but it has become the norm for this fantastic footballer since he joined Liverpool back in 2017.

Mo wasn't at his best yesterday and neither were Liverpool for long periods, but some of the flashes of brilliance he displayed took the breath away.

The great players do amazing things with ease and they make the impossible look simple and that is what Salah does every time you watch him.

He might not always score a goal as good as the one he served up yesterday, but he will always produce something no other player can match and that's why Liverpool have to make sure they hang on to him.

Salah is only 29, fit as a fiddle and he will be a threat to any defender for the next three or four years at the very least, so Liverpool need to get the contract over the line and focus on catching Man City in the title race.

That mission was given a huge boost last night as Tottenham took points away from them in a thrilling 3-2 win at the Etihad Stadium.

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I have been saying for several weeks that City had the title in the bag as I just didn't see them dropping enough points to give Liverpool a chance.

Yet the Spurs result changes that mindset a little as Liverpool will now only be three points behind their big rivals if they win their game in hand.

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Harry Kane (right) was a thorn in Manchester City’s side at the Etihad Stadium (Mike Egerton/PA)

Harry Kane (right) was a thorn in Manchester City’s side at the Etihad Stadium (Mike Egerton/PA)

Harry Kane (right) was a thorn in Manchester City’s side at the Etihad Stadium (Mike Egerton/PA)

They also have City to play at the Etihad Stadium, but this will still be a very tough ask for Klopp's side.

Even if Pep Guardiola's side do have a few slip-ups after last night's surprise setback, Liverpool would need to win virtually all of their remaining 13 games to give themselves a sniff of the title.

That is a tough ask for any team and even though Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has his players firing on all cylinders again, any dropped points could be fatal to their title hopes.

It seemed as if Norwich would be the surprise team to trip Liverpool up when they took a lead at Anfield yesterday and I could feel the tension building around the stadium until Sadio Mane's equaliser.

Then came Salah's moment of class to fire Liverpool ahead and Luis Diaz then cemented his impressive start to life at Anfield by scoring his first goal for the club to clinch it.

It wasn't a perfect performance, but that might have been asking for too much after a tough game against Inter Milan in the Champions League on Wednesday night.

It's always tough coming back from away games in Europe and finding your best form against a team you should be beating comfortably, but Liverpool are winning these games now and that wasn't the case a year ago.

Roll the clock back to this time last year when Liverpool were losing game after game at Anfield and they might not have come back from the setback of conceding the first goal against Norwich.

Yet the fans are back at Anfield now and significantly, Mane and Salah have rediscovered their hunger, desire and confidence.

Those two have been the driving force behind Liverpool's goal scoring power over the last few years and when they went missing last season, the backside fell out of the game plan.

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Liverpool's Luis Diaz celebrates scoring their third goal with Mohamed Salah in the Premier League win over Norwich City at Anfield

Liverpool's Luis Diaz celebrates scoring their third goal with Mohamed Salah in the Premier League win over Norwich City at Anfield

Liverpool's Luis Diaz celebrates scoring their third goal with Mohamed Salah in the Premier League win over Norwich City at Anfield

Klopp tried something a little different yesterday as he used new-boy Diaz in a central role and hoped to give Salah and Mane the freedom to express themselves in roaming roles.

It didn't really work and Norwich scoring first actually served to wake Liverpool up and get their burners firing.

The fans played their part, Klopp's introduction of Thiago Alcantara helped to change the game and then Salah and Mane did what they do best in front of goal.

After the win in Milan, this was another important stepping stone towards what could be a fantastic end to this season for a Liverpool side now back to their very best.

As we saw last season following the injury to Virgil van Dijk and a few more defenders, Liverpool are relying on their star men to stay fit and in-form between now and the end of May to achieve everything they want this season.

What Tottenham's win at Manchester City has done is change the momentum in the title race and what once seemed like an inevitable triumph for City is no longer quite so certain.

Liverpool have to do all they can to pile the pressure on City and see if they crack, like they always do when they feel the heat in the latter stages of the Champions League.

They won't like the idea of their biggest rivals breathing down their necks in the Premier League title race.

And as long as Salah stays in prime condition, buzzing with confidence and scoring the goals only he can, Liverpool will always have a chance to compete for the game's biggest prizes.

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