Harvey Elliott: Jurgen Klopp awaiting update after Liverpool midfielder’s ankle surgery

The 18-year-old dislocated his ankle during Sunday’s 3-0 win over Leeds

Carl Markham
Tuesday 14 September 2021 13:07
Harvey Elliott dislocated his ankle during Sunday’s win over Leeds (Mike Egerton/PA)
Harvey Elliott dislocated his ankle during Sunday’s win over Leeds (Mike Egerton/PA)

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is awaiting an update after youngster Harvey Elliott underwent surgery on his dislocated ankle.

The 18-year-old was carried off on a stretcher during the 3-0 win at Leeds on Sunday with the serious injury and had an operation on Tuesday.

“I spoke to him the night after the game and he was in the best possible place at that moment,” said Klopp. “Today he is in London and will have surgery today. We all wait for news from that.”

Elliott’s team-mates were clearly disturbed by the seriousness of the injury at the time but they have all rallied round since.

“What happened with Harvey made me sad. It’s difficult to deal with that when you’re on the pitch,” said goalkeeper Alisson Becker.

“All the players have a big role to support him, we need to do our best in this time.”