The winger joined the Blues in 2013 however made simply 19 appearances for the membership earlier than becoming a member of Roma completely in 2016.
Salah, after all, has proven gone on to far higher issues with Liverpool and has bagged 75 objectives in 111 appearances for the Reds.
Liverpool journey to west London on Sunday to tackle Chelsea and Lampard, who was at the membership throughout Salah’s stint at Stamford Bridge, says the Egypt worldwide joined the membership at the unsuitable time.
‘It is hard because everyone has their own pathways,’ mentioned Lampard.
‘Unfortunately for Mo, it didn’t work out right here however it’s nice credit score to him. He went to Italy after which got here again and now he is a celebrity.
‘As for his path, it is hard to compare to what may have been. I had an overlap with him. The talent was obviously there. At the time, I think we had a lot of options in attacking areas. Number 10s, wingers and he didn’t get as many alternatives for no matter motive however sure you would see the expertise was there.
‘But the player that he is now or that came back to Liverpool I think you have to say huge credit is due. You don’t need to seek for something greater than look at Mo himself. You need to say what professionalism and work ethic to depart a membership like Chelsea just isn’t simple.
‘People then cast you aside and say you won’t make it there. He went onto be the celebrity he is now. It is totally credit score to Mo himself.’