Liverpool have had some success with sending players out on loan in the past, though recently the system hasn’t worked out amazingly for us – many have failed to kick on into the Reds’ first team after their temporary moves. One player seems to be a glaring exception. Harvey Elliott has scored and assisted for Blackburn this weekend, showcasing his world class potential.
Harvey Elliott at Liverpool
The Reds signed Elliott in the summer of 2019, the teenager being one of two youngsters to arrive at the club – the pair being the only outfield signings of the window.
Just how much Elliott will end up costing Liverpool is yet to be resolved as the club heads to a tribunal with Fulham to determine how much compensation will need to be paid.
Since arriving at Anfield we have seen impressive cup displays from the 17-year-old, he made his Reds’ Premier League debut when he came on as a substitute against Sheffield United back in January.
Harvey Elliott at Blackburn
On deadline day Liverpool send Harvey Elliott to Blackburn on loan. The move works out well for all involved as he is nearby and will be getting regular first team football.
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Given that the Reds were knocked out of the league cup and Xherdan Shaqiri has stuck around, first team chances would’ve been limited for Harvey at Anfield.
He has certainly hit the ground running at Rovers, he put in a strong performance on his debut against Watford in midweek and has wowed again this weekend.
Elliott scored and assisted for Blackburn in a thoroughly impressive performance against Coventry, his side running out 4-0 winners.
The teenaged winger was sharp and clever with the ball, using it quickly and terrorising defences.
What RTK has to say
Harvey Elliott showcased his world class potential this weekend.
At just 17-years-old he had the opposition on strings and was a strong contender for man of the match.
Fingers crossed he continues to get these vital minutes on the pitch and he continues to impress. Blackburn are emerging as real promotion contenders, he could be a driving force behind their charge.