Liverpool ahead Harvey Elliott’s first-team progress has been rewarded with a brand new contract.
he 19-year-old solely signed an improved deal final summer time however has been given a brand new one, understood to be for 5 years, to replicate his rising contribution to the crew.
Elliott began three of Liverpool’s first 4 matches of final season solely to maintain a fracture-dislocation of his ankle at Leeds which sidelined him for 5 months.
Nonetheless, regardless of that absence, the membership needed to recognise his growth consistent with their coverage of rewarding gamers for particular person progress and crew contribution.
Elliott has made two substitute appearances this season however, with various accidents affecting midfield, with Thiago Alcantara more likely to be out for the subsequent 4 weeks, he might discover himself beginning at residence to Crystal Palace on Monday.
“It’s at all times good to know that I’m going to be right here for a lot of extra years, which is at all times an incredible factor with it being my boyhood membership and there’s nothing on this world that makes me extra joyful and extra excited than this,” Elliott advised liverpoolfc.com.
“It’s been a giant rollercoaster for me and my household and even for the membership. A lot has occurred within the years that I’ve been right here.
“We’ve already gained a lot and hopefully we will win a lot extra. There isn’t a higher place on this world to be than taking part in for Liverpool and to place the shirt on and exit and play for the crew and the followers.
“I’m hoping there are lots of extra reminiscences to return with it however I’m simply so excited to place pen to paper and keep right here for lots longer.”
Liverpool supervisor Jurgen Klopp was clearly delighted for the participant.
“There may be a lot to love about this,” he mentioned.
“For us, as a membership, we get to proceed our journey with a particular younger participant who has already made a big effect on Liverpool FC.
“For Harvey, he will get to hold on growing, enhancing and hopefully fulfilling his unbelievable expertise on the membership he has at all times supported. What’s to not like?
“Harvey acquired a giant knock final season however, like the entire experiences he has had to this point, he used it to develop as an individual and a participant.”