Lakers superstar LeBron James took to Twitter to express his support for two Liverpool Reds players, including Mohamed Salah, in the wake of their season-ending Premier League trophies. No big surprise, as American is a minority shareholder in the club.
Since the end of the NBA regular season and the Lakers’ non-qualification in the playoffs, LeBron James has had more time to follow “his” team. Liverpool’s longtime minority shareholder, who increased his stake in the Mersey club last year, shook during the Reds’ qualification for the Champions League final following their win against Villarreal (2-3).
LeBron calls for a vote for Salah and Alexander-Arnold
On Friday, ‘King James’ went a step further by publicly endorsing the two Reds players nominated for Premier League end-of-season trophies, namely Mohamed Salah (Best Player) and Trent Alexander-Arnold (Best Player) and Trent Alexander-Arnold (Best Player). best youth). A significant mark of support for the world’s second-highest-paid player, but above all, a call for a massive vote in favor of his two protégés. The winner will be the one who has garnered the most support from the public, but also from a panel of experts, along with the captains of the 20 clubs in the championship.
At the James Stand in the Stade de France on May 28?
The top scorer, with 22 goals in 34 games, Mohamed Salah is the favorite after being lauded in a poll conducted by the Football Writers’ Association in late April, even though Kevin De Bruyne’s name also comes up loud. Egypt is also the Premier League’s leading passer with 12 tied with teammate Trent Alexander-Arnold.
But before the league resumes its tough match against City, the Reds will look to win their second trophy of the season against Chelsea in this Saturday’s FA Cup final (5:45 pm), after winning the FA Cup in the English league. Against the same Blues at the end of February (0-0, 11 shots 10 on target). An important meeting that LeBron James should first follow closely is, perhaps, watching him in the stands of the Stade de France on May 28 for another, even more coveted final: C2.