Then came the summer of 2017, in which he left the club to come back to the Premier League with Liverpool. He went on to score two goals in ten appearances during the 2013-14 season.
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That lead to a move to Fiorentina on loan before joining Italian giants Roma on a permanent transfer from Chelsea.
Struggling to gain any real form in La Liga, it seems Madrid are lacking real fire power in front of goal this season and the Egyptian forward is high on Madrid's list of potential summer arrivals.
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That much was clear the moment they traded for Blake Griffin on January 29 and embarked on their current five-game win streak. Nelson was just acquired by the Bulls this past week in a trade that sent their star forward Nikola Mirotic to the Pelicans.
"He is a great player, in the last two years he has already been the top scorer".
Salah scored 34 goals and assisted another 24 strikes in 83 games for previous club Roma before his move to Liverpool at the beginning of this season.
"I don't have much to say about that", Salah said.
"The boss has given me the chance to improve and show the world my football - that made up my mind to come", added Salah. Perhaps only Messi is faster than him with the ball at one's feet'. Neither player can seemingly stop scoring, but Salah is right... Spalletti quipped "You need a moped to catch him!". When we analysed him he looks the kind of humble personality on the pitch, ready to work for the team.
After scoring a goal and making an assist in his first Premier League game for the Reds back in August against Watford, Salah has since scored a further 27 goals in all competitions.