Jürgen Klopp has said Mohamed Salah can follow Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi as a modern great but that the forward's only ambition must be sealing a phenomenal campaign for Liverpool with a starring role in the Champions League final.
The contrast in experience between the sides couldn't be greater as Liverpool return to the final after an 11-year wait with no player in their squad who has previously played in a Champions League final.
Follow all of the action with us as Liverpool take on Real Madrid in the 2018 Champions League final.
I didn't see any way that a bang average Wimbledon team could trouble us going into that game at Wembley 30 years ago, but they were clever with their tactics that stopped us from playing and got the little bit of luck they needed to grind out a 1-0 win.
They are looking to get the better of a Real Madrid behemoth, which has seen off European giants Paris Saint-Germain, Juventus, and Bayern Munich. Having dismantled the Serie A side 5-2 in the first leg in a brilliant display of attacking football, the Merseysiders conceded two late goals to lose the return leg 4-2 but never looked in danger of being knocked out.
Klopp and Zidane will be keeping their plans close to their chest - but Europe's governing body might have let their plans slip early. If Madrid can keep the ball, Jurgen Klopp is the one who suffers and it is time to place trust in the genius that Benzema still holds.
Ronaldo could win his fifth Champions League.
Klopp has the chance to become only the fourth manager in the club's long history to win a European Cup, following in the hallowed footsteps of Bob Paisley, Joe Fagan and Rafael Benitez.
"We worked really hard to get here during the years so it's always good if you receive something when you've worked hard".
"You have to expect he is brilliant, like he was as a player".
Egypt Independent reported that Sawiris expressed disagreement with calls for Salah to break his fast on the Liverpool-Real Madrid match day.
"But it's a final, it's one game and anything can happen", Pons explained. I think it's more like that than to say: "'Oh, we won the Champions League, now we can win [the Premier League].' It's easy to say". "Salah is in fine shape - physically and mentally; he's hopeful, as all the players are, that Liverpool can win the final".
Madrid captain Ramos embodies this Real side as he tends to save his best for the big occasion. I really like the way we are in as a club, as a team.
"We know, of course, about the insane quality, the experience, " he said.
According to Marca, Bale, who started his career as a rampaging left-back, will be expected to perform a more defensive role in an attempt to nullify the threat of Liverpool's top scorer this season Mohamed Salah.