Mohamed Salah has been called "sloppy and laid back" by former Liverpool player Don Hutchison.
He was discussed with Reds boss Jurgen Klopp in a recent in-depth interview the Egyptian gave to a Spanish publication in which he declined to rule out possible future moves to Real Madrid and Barcelona.
Now, following subsequent lacklustre displays in draws against West Bromwich Albion and Newcastle United, the Mirror quote Hutchison as telling Optus Sport as cited by Sports Central: “I think he is world class. But he frustrates you when you watch him play, and not just with his finishing. “It’s the simple things, he doesn’t complete a 10-yard pass, he seems a bit sloppy, bit casual.
He added: “Sometimes he upsets the flow of Liverpool. He can give a ball away and Liverpool have to start again.
He finally stated: “Maybe the noises of Real and Barca may have affected him a little – but he seems off it..