Watch: Jean-Claude Billong on keeping Mo Salah quiet, his dream transfer and much more

Meet Jean-Claude Billong, the 24-year-old French defender who fulfilled a life long dream of playing in the Champions League last season.

Not only that, he visited Anfield with Maribor and managed to limit Mohamed Salah to just the one goal in the 49th minute, which proved to be some feat given the Egyptian’s goalscoring exploits throughout the 17/18 season.

Billong is now at Serie A minnows Benevento but dreams of a move to England in the not too distant future. We stat down with ‘JCB’ recently to discuss his experience playing at Anfield, the type of player he is, what inspired him to go in to football and where he sees his future after he’s done in Italy…