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Harvey Elliott: Liverpool teenager suffers serious injury at Leeds


Players react to Harvey Elliott injury
Players covered their eyes during distressing scenes at Elland Road

Liverpool teenager Harvey Elliott suffered a serious injury during the Premier League game with Leeds United at Elland Road.

Elliott, 18, was hurt following a tackle by Leeds defender Pascal Struijk, who was shown a red card in the 60th minute as a result.

Liverpool team-mate Mohamed Salah immediately called for the medical staff and covered his eyes in distress.

Elliott was clearly in pain before he was taken off on a stretcher.

Belgian centre-back Struijk, on as a 33rd-minute substitute for the injured Diego Llorente, was consoled by Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk while Elliott received treatment for an apparent ankle injury.

Liverpool supporters sang “You’ll Never Walk Alone” as the youngster left the pitch.

Elliott applauded the fans while being carried off and taking on oxygen.

Elliott, who made his Liverpool debut in September 2019, has featured in every game for Jurgen Klopp’s side in the Premier League so far this season.

The Reds were leading 2-0 when he was replaced by captain Jordan Henderson and Sadio Mane added an injury-time third goal.

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