His use of Salah, who is Muslim, was perceived as a public relations move.
"FIFA's decision to use Grozny for a World Cup team camp is absolutely shocking and outrageous", Human Rights Watch associate director Jane Buchanan told The Associated Press earlier this year.
Salah, 25, joined in with his teammates in training on Saturday, but was left out of overly physical elements as he continues to recover from a dislocated shoulder that he sustained in Liverpool's 3-1 loss to Real Madrid in the Champions League final.
"He is doing [physiotherapy] sessions on his shoulder and working out in the gym", Leheita said.
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"He is gradually getting better".
The Egypt worldwide won the PFA player of the year award ahead of Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne to cap an incredible first season at Liverpool FC. "All I can say is that we hope he will play in this match".
Doubts persist over Salah's fitness but the Egyptian star said from the team's base in Grozny on Monday that he was "well-prepared" for the tournament.
'We will not pressure Mohamed.
Alongside that, the former Borussia Dortmund attacker, who became the world's second most expensive player last summer following his £135.5m switch to the Camp Nou - subsequently dropping to fourth following the switches of Kylian Mbappe and Philippe Coutinho - has also found it hard to adapt his game to La Liga and Barca's style of play.
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