Mohamed Salah features in Egypt’s 29-man preliminary World Cup squad ahead of their friendlies against Kuwait and Belgium.
The Premier League Golden Boot receiver, in any case, will miss the Pharaoh’s match against Kuwait on May 26 as he is taking part in Liverpool’s Champions League Final with Real Madrid in Kiev around the same time.
Egypt manager Hector Cuper has likewise included Major League Soccer’s Amro Tarek and Omar Gaber in his squad, while Arsenal’s Mohamed Elneny has additionally gotten a call-up despite his continuous struggle with a lower leg damage.
Goalkeepers: Essam El-Hadary (Al Taawoun), Mohamed El-Shennawy (Al Ahly), Sherif Ekramy (Al Ahly), Mohamed Awad (Ismaily)
Defenders: Ahmed Fathi (Al Ahly), Saad Samir (Al Ahly), Ayman Ashraf (Al Ahly), Mahmoud Hamdy (Zamalek), Mohamed Abdel-Shafy (Al Fath) Ahmed Hegazi (West Brom), Ali Gabr (West Brom), Ahmed Elmohamady (Aston Villa), Karim Hafez (RC Lens), Omar Gaber (LAFC), Amro Tarek (Orlando City)
Midfielders: Tarek Hamed (Zamalek), Mahmoud Abdel Aziz (Zamalek), Shikabala (Al Raed), Abdallah Said (KuPS), Sam Morsy (Wigan), Mohamed Elneny (Arsenal), Kahraba (Ittihad), Ramadan Sobhi (Stoke City), Mahmoud “Trezeguet” Hassan (Kasimpasa), Amr Warda (Atromitos)
Forwards: Marwan Mohsen (Al Ahly), Ahmed Gomaa (Al Masry) Ahmed “Koka” Mahgoub (SC Braga), Mohamed Salah (Liverpool)