While he faces Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in Gameweek 2, more managers may now be tempted to hand him the captaincy.
The Reds fared well against Frank Lampard's side in 2019/20, winning both meetings and scoring seven goals.
Salah's underlying numbers from Gameweek 1 offer further encouragement.
His nine shots and eight shots in the box were both more than any other player in FPL.
Sadio Mane (£11.9m) provides another route into Liverpool's attack.
The Senegalese winger scored seven goals away from home last term, almost double the four of Salah.
Away from home last season, Sterling's 26 big chances and 63 shots were league-leading tallies.
The Man City winger scored 14 goals on his travels in 2019/20, more than any other player in FPL. That total included two goals in the corresponding fixture at Molineux.
The Foxes' frontman was their main source of goals at King Power Stadium in 2019/20.
Vardy's total of 12 home goals was eight more than any other Leicester player.
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