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Real Madrid star responds to being TARGETED by Liverpool ace Mohamed Salah

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Real Madrid defender Marcelo could be targeted by Liverpool

Liverpool have been urged to target Marcelo in the build-up to the match, with many pundits claiming he is the weak link in the side.

The full-back is likely to go head to head with Liverpool’s star player Mohamed Salah in Kiev tonight.

Liverpool fans and former players have been praising the talents of Salah, claiming he could win the Reds a sixth European Cup by getting the better of Marcelo.

But the Brazilian is confident he will perform on the night and win a fourth Champions League crown with .

“I know how we must play and I know what I must do to help my team play,” Marcelo told reporters, as cited by Marca.

I do not think I have anything to prove


“Personally, I am very happy with my performances, I do not think I have anything to prove – I go about my work and try to do my best,” he said.

“This match will be a great spectacle for fans.”

Liverpool have scored 40 goals in the Champions League so far this season – more than any other team.

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Mohamed Salah is Liverpool’s talisman for the Champions League final

Discussing the match, Marcelo added: “We know how strong Liverpool are, what type of season they have had, but we must focus on their entire team and not just certain attackers.

“This will be difficult we know, but this is a Champions League final and every match in the competition, right from the start, is hard.

“These are two attacking teams and we know what we must do, we know anything can happen in a final and we need to be ready for it.”

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