Footage of Mo Salah running through Liverpool while filming a Pepsi advert raises hopes he could return for the weekend’s trip to Nottingham Forest

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Mo Salah was spotted running through the streets of Liverpool on Monday, raising hopes that the star might return to action at the weekend.

The Egyptian striker has been a long-term ambassador for Pepsi, previously reuniting with a former Liverpool teammate to film an advert for the soft drinks brand. 

And whilst he has missed the last few weeks for an injury picked up while on international duty at Afcon, the latest glimpses of Salah on the streets of the north-west city have raised hopes that he might return to the pitch quickly.

Users on X (formerly Twitter) shared clips of Salah during a film shoot on Monday afternoon, giving rise to the hope that he might return to the team soon.

He was supposed to start filming in the morning, but it was delayed to a 2pm start following Liverpool’s Carabao Cup celebrations, after their win at Wembley on Sunday. 

A crowd of people are seen chasing Salah in the advert

Mo Salah was filmed running through the streets of Liverpool for a Pepsi advert

Salah was seen running up a hill on Kent Street, which is near Liverpool’s Chinatown district, and it has raised hopes that he might be back in the team soon.

On Wednesday night, they host Southampton in the FA Cup fifth round, before Saturday’s Premier League trip to Nottingham Forest, which seems like a more probable return date for the Egyptian.

Last September, Salah reunited with his former Liverpool team-mate Dejan Lovren while filming an advert for Pepsi in the streets of Egypt. 

His return would give Liverpool a significant boost ahead of their crunch clash with Manchester City on March 10.

Fellow first-team stars Alisson, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Diogo Jota, and Curtis JOnes are only expected back at the end of March.