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Mo Salah's Bodyguard Discloses He Checks Gifts Sent to the Forward to Ascertain Safety
- Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah is one of the most guarded footballers in the world
- Karim Abdou is part of the Egyptian star's security detail
- Adou has previously worked with top football stars, including Di Maria and Roberto Carlos
Liverpool star Mohamed Salah's bodyguard has opened up on what it takes to ensure the safety of the forward.
The Egypt international is one of the most famous footballers in the world, especially considering how much he has achieved over the years.
Given his standing in the world of football, extreme measures are put in place to protect the Liverpool star.
His bodyguard Karim Abdou recently opened up on the minor details Salah's security team has to check to protect the football star from any danger.
Speaking on the 5ASide Podcast, Abdou disclosed that they hardly accept any gifts for the Egyptian striker, and when they do, they have to be scanned.
"All gifts have to be scanned," he said.
"We don't accept gifts, but sometimes if I take them from people they have to be scanned. You never know what is in the gift. It could make him sick or kill him, you don't know," he added.
According to Daily Star, Adou has immense experience guarding high-profile football stars, having previously worked alongside countless football icons, including Roberto Carlos, Alessandro Del Piero and Angel Di Maria.
He and Salah are understood to have known each other for years, with Abdou being a part of Salah's entourage from his days at AS Roma.
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Earlier, Sports Brief reported Liverpool have reportedly made Bayern Munich ace, Leroy Sane their top target to replace Mohamed Salah.
Salah has been the subject of transfer speculation in recent weeks, having attracted strong interest from the Saudi Pro League in the summer.
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Al-Ittihad are among the top Middle Eastern clubs that have registered interest in landing the services of the Egyptian and are said to have tabled a previous bid worth an eyewatering £150 million to sign Salah.
However, the Reds reportedly rejected the offer and their ace had no choice but to continue with them into the 2023/24 Premier League season.