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No Salah or Van Dijk as Carragher explains why £2.6m signing is club's best transfer

"I'm going Sami Hyypia over Mo Salah… " 


You'd need to look very far to discover a Liverpool fan who considers previous to be Sami Hyypia as a preferred giving up Mohamed Salah yet that is the thing that Jamie Carragher accepts. 


Hyypia has been Liverpool's best marking of the Premier League period, trusts Carragher 



Hyypia has been Liverpool's best marking of the Premier League period, trusts Carragher 


The previous Red picked his colleague as Liverpool's best mark in the Premier League period, in front of Salah, Virgil van Dijk, Andy Robertson, and Luis Suarez. 


Hyypia joined Liverpool from Willem II for £2.6million in 1999 and went through ten years at the club. 


He had a tremendous influence in Liverpool's high pitch winning season, which saw them lift the League Cup, FA Cup, and UEFA Cup in 2001, and was the club chief between 2002-03. 


The Fin is very much considered by numerous Kopites yet he would never get Liverpool to win the Premier League, something Salah, Van Dijk, and Robertson have all done. 


Salah has been Liverpool's top scorer each season since he participated in 2017 


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Salah has been Liverpool's top scorer each season since he participated in 2017 


So for what reason is Hyypia Liverpool's best marking of the Premier League period? 


Carragher clarified: "This isn't who the best player is, this is pound-for-pound. 


"Also, the explanation Hyypia is on that rundown is because when I consider where Liverpool was in 1999, they were a group completing 6th and seventh in the association. 


"That group was known as a powerless group, got harassed. [Hyypia] came in and over the following ten years, he was rarely harmed, and Liverpool went from a delicate touch to a group that was intellectually and genuinely solid and he was an enormous piece of that. 


Hyypia won two FA Cups, two League Cups, a UEFA Cup, and Champions League in 10 years at Liverpool 



Hyypia won two FA Cups, two League Cups, a UEFA Cup, and Champions League in 10 years at Liverpool 


"The achievement we had with Gerard Houllier and Rafael Benitez was based on guard. It was based on robustness and that was based on his marking. 


"The sticker price, the always failing to be harmed, the ten years of administration and the prizes that he won, that is the reason he's top."

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