Mohamed Salah has sent a warning to Real Madrid after the Spanish side were confirmed as Liverpool’s opponents in the 2022 UEFA Champions League final.
VIDEO | LIVERPOOL REVEAL NEW HOME KIT FOR 2022/23 SEASON
According to the Liverpool Echo, the La Liga giants produced a stunning comeback against Manchester City on Wednesday night to book their place in the final in Paris later this month, as an injury-time Rodrygo brace saw them recover from 5-3 down on aggregate to force extra-time before Karim Benzema scored an extra-time winner.
They’ll now lock horns with Liverpool in a repeat of the 1981 and 2018 finals – with Salah, who admitted after the Reds’ own semi-final victory over Villarreal that he wanted to face Real Madrid, in particular out for revenge against the Spanish outfit.
READ | KAIZER CHIEFS THROWN LIFELINE IN DSTV PREMIERSHIP BATTLE FOR CAF SPOT
The Egyptian was infamously forced off with a Sergio Ramos-inflicted shoulder injury in the first half of the 2018 Champions League final in Kiev, as a Loris Karius horror show saw Jurgen Klopp’s side fall to a 3-1 defeat.
Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp and Mohamed Salah. Photo: Twitter @LFC
Liverpool lost last season to Real Madrid
Meanwhile, Real Madrid also knocked Liverpool out of the Champions League at the quarter-finals stage last year, progressing 3-1 on aggregate with Salah scoring the Reds’ goal in Spain.
READ | KAIZER CHIEFS ONLY HAVE THIS MANY DAYS TO SORT OUT THEIR PROBLEMS
And having suffered his fair share of heartache at the hands of the La Liga champions, the Liverpool forward took to social media to send a blunt message about the prospect of facing Real Madrid once again.
READ | PSL PUNISHES ORLANDO PIRATES OVER THAT TIM SUKAZI INCIDENT
“We have a score to settle,” he posted on Twitter and Instagram, alongside an image of him celebrating with Fabinho after setting up the Brazilian’s goal against Villarreal.
Liverpool will take on Real Madrid in the Champions League final in Paris on Saturday, 28 May.
READ | MAMELODI SUNDOWNS: SHALULILE THREE GOALS AWAY FROM MBESUMA’S RECORD