He will be regarded as key to any hopes Egypt have of springing a surprise at the World Cup in Russian Federation but, after the Champions League final injury he described as a career-low point, Salah remains uncertain if he will play in the opening Group A clash with Uruguay.
"Now I'm feeling better", Salah told the Spanish daily.
Egypt have been drawn in Group A with Uruguay, Saudi Arabia and hosts Russian Federation.
When asked about Ramos' claim that the injury was in fact due to Salah locking arms with the centre back rather than the other way round, Salah simpled replied: "That's amusing". Last October, the Liverpool winger scored twice in the win over Congo that qualified Egypt, nicknamed the Pharaohs, for their third finals - and their first since 1990. "I think I've improved with him", he explained.
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When asked if he is feeling pressure from fans due to the huge responsibility laid on him, he said: "The pressure was to qualify for the World Cup".
Now, Chelsea FC star Hazard has admitted that he wants to see his "friend" Salah make a quick recovery and be able to feature for his team in Russian Federation this summer. In my head the pressure is to achieve something different from what we have done.
"It's not a simple case of going, playing three games and thank you very much".
"Could be, Spain or Portugal".
Earlier on Wednesday, Israel demanded that Federation Internationale de Football Association investigate what it said were threats against Argentina players that forced them to cancel a match in Jerusalem, including Palestinian calls to burn replica shirts of Lionel Messi if he played. "But you never know what can happen", Salah added.
"I think the first one I remember is the 2002 World Cup". Worryingly for Panama, the visitors struggled to create scoring chances, compounding a pre-World Cup preparation that hsa produced draws with Wales (1-1) and Northern Ireland (0-0) and defeats to Iran (2-1), Denmark (1-0) and Switzerland (6-0).