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I'm on the mend - Salah tells Egypt's President

AFP  |  Cairo 

striker Mohamed has told Egyptian al-Sisi he is well on the road to recovery following a in the final.

"The was reassured on the health condition of the 'Mohamed Salah', who affirmed that his condition is improving notably and that he is on his way to recovery, god willing," said today.

Salah, who hit a stunning 44 goals for last season in all competitions, was forced out of the May 26 final in tears clutching his left shoulder after being wrestled to the ground by

has undergone treatment in Valencia, Spain, in the hope of playing a role in Egypt's first appearance in since 1990.

He was included in the Egyptian squad announced on Monday.

The Pharaohs will carry out their final training session in on Saturday night in before they travel to on Sunday.

On May 30, the federation had said would be out for "not more" than three weeks, meaning he could miss Egypt's opening Group A fixture against on June 15.

will then face on June 19 and on June 25.

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First Published: Sat, June 09 2018. 18:40 IST