Eto'o comments on Liverpool's Salah following Egypt's AFCON opener.

Eto'o backs Liverpool star to snub Real Madrid for Barcelona.

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Samuel Eto'o would like to Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah seal a move to Barcelona if the opportunity arises.

The Cameroonian believes Barca’s system will suit the Reds forward, who is currently in Egypt representing his country in the African Cup of Nations.

"Real [Madrid] gave me the opportunity to leave Africa, but I know Barcelona's style and I think it would be better for him," the 39-year-old - who spent five years at the Nou Camp after being taken on as a youth player by Real, told BBC Sport.

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"If he has the chance to play in the best league of the world, which is the Spanish one, he has to sign for Barcelona.

"Mo has everything to be one of the best players in the world."

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