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Liverpool wonderkid Harvey Elliott indicators new long-term deal

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Liverpool have signed rising star Harvey Elliott to a brand new long-term contract, the Anfield membership introduced Thursday.

Elliott, 19, arrived from Fulham in 2019 for a payment dominated by a tribunal to be as much as £4.3 million. He has since made 22 appearances for Jurgen Klopp’s facet.

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“It is all the time good to know that I’ll be right here for a lot of extra years, which is all the time an awesome 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 informed Liverpool’s web site.

The midfielder solely signed his earlier deal in July 2021 following a season-long mortgage at Blackburn Rovers. He seemed set for a significant breakthrough after incomes rave critiques as he began three of Liverpool’s first 4 Premier League fixtures final season.

Nonetheless, he suffered a fracture dislocation of his left ankle towards Leeds United in September that sidelined him for 5 months. After returning to motion on the finish of final season, Elliott has appeared off the bench in each of Liverpool’s fixtures to this point this season — towards Manchester Metropolis within the Group Protect and final week’s opening Premier League draw with Fulham.

“It has 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,” Elliott added.

“We have already gained a lot and hopefully we are able to win a lot extra, so simply to know that I’m going to be right here for a very long time once more — as I mentioned, it is all the time an exquisite feeling for myself and my household [and] being Liverpool supporters there isn’t a higher place on this world to be than enjoying for Liverpool and to place the shirt on and exit and play for the workforce and the followers.

“I am hoping there are a lot of extra recollections to return with it however I am simply so excited to place pen to paper and keep right here for lots longer.”

Klopp was filled with reward for the England Beneath-21 worldwide.

“There’s a lot to love about this,” he informed Liverpool’s web site. “For us, as a membership, we get to proceed our journey with a particular younger participant who has already made a huge impact on Liverpool FC.

“For Harvey, he will get to hold on creating, bettering and hopefully fulfilling his unimaginable expertise on the membership he has all the time supported. What’s to not like?

“Harvey acquired a giant knock final season however, like all the experiences he has had to this point, he used it to develop as an individual and a participant.”

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