Liverpool star Mohamed Salah shared his recovery session at 3am after helping the Reds beat AC Milan in their opening Champions League group game.
Egyptian forward Salah scored his side’s second as they secured a 3-2 victory over Serie A outfit Milan.
Fikayo Tomori’s own goal inside the opening 10 minutes had put Liverpool in charge, but they were pegged back by a quick fire double from Milan just before half-time.
Salah levelled the score shortly after half time, before Jordan Henderson wrapped up all three points with 20 minutes left to play.
After seeing out the majority of the 90 minutes, Salah of course was in need of a recovery session.
But it appears he was up very late ensuring his body was getting the attention he needed.
Sharing a story on his Instagram at 3am, Salah still appeared to be in the swimming pool.
It has been noted in the past that sleeping is not always easy after an evening game, with Salah clearly one of those choosing to focus on recovery while conscious than getting a good night’s rest.
Salah’s contract situation is still yet to be resolved, with uncertainty about an extension on his deal that expires in 2023.
And Liverpool legend Michael Owen admitted that his importance to the side was likely to complicate things, as well as his age.
Speaking on BT Sport, Owen said: “I’m guessing his deal is more complicated than the others as he’s the main goal scorer and the big earner.
“I imagine his is the most complicated as it will probably be his last big contract. From the club’s point of view, I know everyone says, “give him what he wants”. But fans don’t actually want that.
“You need structure. If you give Salah double what Van Dijk’s on, suddenly there could be a problem in the camp.
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“It’s his last big contract, he’s not going to move and he’s on whatever he’s on a week. It’s not as easy as that. I think you’ve got to keep a bit of respect and parity without the club.
“He’ll probably become Liverpool’s top earner because I think they’ll find a way. There’s no word coming out that they’re miles apart so I think it will get done but I do think Liverpool are right to make it as reasonable as possible.”