The Telegraph report that the 16-year-old will join Liverpool this summer as the Reds continue to snap up the best youth prospects.

A fortnight ago, Liverpool confirmed that they had snapped up Sepp van den Berg from PEC Zwolle ahead of the likes of Bayern Munich and have seemingly sealed the signature of another top youngster.

Harvey Elliott, who is the youngest ever Premier League debutant, looks set to join the Reds this summer from relegated side Fulham and he’s not even 17 yet.

Harvey Elliott.

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The Telegraph reports that the Reds beat Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid to the teenager and if this proves to be true, it will show once again that Jurgen Klopp is keen to build for the future as much as he is desperate to keep on winning trophies at Anfield.


Liverpool are building a formidable group of exciting young talent, with Rhian Brewster, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Sepp van den Berg, Adam Lewis and Bobby Duncan performing superbly for their respective sides.

Trent is the shining light for Academy stars hoping to make the grade at Anfield and with Elliott seemingly set to sign for Liverpool this summer after rejecting a scholarship at Fulham.

Trent Alexander-Arnold.

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There is never any guarantee that the most promising of young players will make it big one day as Martin Odegaard has shown since joining Real Madrid over Liverpool but the hope is that the Reds’ excellent coaching staff can help Elliott breakthrough the ranks and become a star.

The pressure will be immense but as Klopp has shown with his management of Trent Alexander-Arnold, he knows how to guide a young player through all the rigours of being a Premier League footballer.

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