Liverpool completed the signing of Harvey Elliot from Fulham in the summer of 2019. The 17-year-old turned down a number of other offers to join the Reds.
Harvey Elliot made eight appearances for Liverpool in 2019-20 and was in the squad for the Super Cup final in Istanbul which Liverpool won on penalties against Chelsea.
He made his debut in the league vs MK Dons in 2019 and has started both league cup games against Aston Villa and Arsenal. Elliot made his Premier League debut for Liverpool, replacing Mohammed Salah vs Sheffield United and came off from the bench against Crystal Palace towards the end of last season.
The teenager sealed a loan move to Blackburn Rovers in the summer of 2020 to get more minutes under his belt, having to compete with Mohammed Salah and Xherdan Shaqiri for similar positions.
The youngster has already played 18 games in all competitions for Rovers, scoring four and assisting five with Blackburn currently sitting 11th, just 5 points off the play offs.
The Blackburn Rovers midfielder is second in terms of goals and assists from teenagers during this season’s Championship, (Sky Sports) and has been a big influence to the team playing in a number of positions. He is joint top 2 assists in the league with Bunedia on 6, only Olise of Reading has more. (8)
Harvey Elliot making a move to the championship made sense for his career. With not much game time available to him at Anfield, it was essential to get the experience he needs and following the footsteps of previous teenagers in the Premier League, such as Mount, Reece James and Rhian Brewster.
Liverpool fans are excited for what the future holds for the youngster and hope he can showcase his ability in the first team squad soon.
Blackburn Rovers manager Mowbray on Harvey Elliot: “He’s a wonderful talent; he’s a brilliant individual to work with as well. I tell the team to give him the ball, much like I did with Bradley Dack before he got his injury.”
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