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Harvey Elliott explains how Mohamed Salah has helped him at Liverpool

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Harvey Elliott has opened up on the affect Mohamed Salah has had on him throughout his time at Liverpool.

The 19-year-old, who arrived from Fulham in 2019, is now a vital a part of Liverpool’s midfield, having featured in the entire Reds’ 11 video games throughout all competitions this season – seven of these coming as a starter.

In an interview with The Instances, Elliott opened up on what it’s prefer to be studying from the likes of Jordan Henderson and Mohamed Salah, the latter of whom inspired {the teenager} to vary his eating regimen after witnessing him eat what he felt was an excessive amount of bread throughout pre-season.

“To have these gamers right here and the prospect to study from them is superb,” Elliott mentioned. “All of them need me to do properly and are giving me pointers, for instance Mo with the bread. I’ve taken it on board.

“My breakfast is principally bread with beans or avocado. I did eat bread within the morning, however that was white bread. Now I’ve modified it to brown bread which is so much more healthy.

“[Salah] is just not somebody to say, ‘You have to be doing this, you might want to be doing that.’ He’s extra of a man who helps you out and provides you pointers, and also you go away and give it some thought.

“Now it’s at all times in my head. On the time I used to be pondering, ‘What’s he on about? I’m simply having breakfast!’ However trying again there are such a lot of issues you possibly can change in your eating regimen and it’s simply concerning the small margins. That could be a prime instance of what he’s like.”

Elliott additionally reserved particular reward for supervisor Jurgen Klopp, and he mirrored on a dialog the supervisor had with your complete squad on the finish of final season after they misplaced out on the Premier League title to Manchester Metropolis.

“I keep in mind it prefer it was yesterday,” he continued. “With out sounding big-headed we really feel the long run is a giant a part of the workforce.

“When you have a look at the likes of Fabio Carvalho [with whom he went to school], Ibrahima Konate, folks neglect Trent’s age, Darwin [Nunez], Joe Gomez… these are younger, up-and-coming gamers. I feel it’s bringing one thing else to the sport throughout soccer. That power and starvation to wish to exit and impress.

“You see so many younger gamers coming via now in any respect golf equipment. Phil Foden is an unbelievable expertise beginning on this Metropolis workforce. And at Liverpool, the pathway is there. You’ll be able to see it with the gaffer and the best way he’s with the youthful guys, how he desires to mattress them into the workforce. There is no such thing as a higher particular person to play beneath than Jurgen.”

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