Mohamed Salah joins Egypt training session

Mohamed Salah joins Egypt training session

The 25-year-old Salah has not played since injuring his left shoulder in Liverpool's Champions League final defeat to Real Madrid last month.

Salah had a sensational season under Jurgen Klopp this year, with the Egypt global expected to play a huge part in the country's third world cup appearance in Russian Federation.

However, an AFP reporter saw the forward take part in his first training session since the injury, going through a range of warm-up exercises with his teammates.

And it was a moment that is unlikely to fill Egyptian fans with confidence that their star man will be fit and ready to go for his nation's World Cup opener against Uruguay on June 15 .

The Egyptian scored 44 goals for Liverpool in 2017/18 in what was a truly remarkable season for the speedy winger.

Egypt also face Saudi Arabia and hosts Russian Federation in Group A.

Team doctor Mohamed Abou al-Ela said over the weekend that Salah would not play "unless he has totally recovered". "All I can say is that we hope he will play in this match".

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Salah is regarded as a contender for the Ballon d'Or, alongside Argentina's Lionel Messi, Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar of Brazil.

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