Salah is the competition’s top scorer with 10 goals scored during the first 10 rounds, and is one of the candidates to win the Golden Ball for the best player in the world this year.
When asked who is the top scorer in the Premier League this season, Wright replied: “Mohamed Salah is the best.”
“I always love what Jamie Vardy and Harry Kane do, but you can’t look beyond Salah at the moment,” he added in comments published by the Metro newspaper.
“Salah is the best player in the world at the moment, in my opinion.”
He explained, “Salah returned to his high level when he joined Liverpool, when everything he touched turns to gold.”
Salah is spending his fifth season with Liverpool, who joined him from Roma for 42 million euros.
In 216 matches he participated in with Liverpool, Salah scored 140 goals and sent 53 assists.
He won four titles with the team, the 2019 European Champions League, the European Super Cup and the Club World Cup in the same year, then the English Premier League 2019-2020 season.