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Liverpool youngster Harvey Elliott says he wants to emulate former club captain and legend Steven Gerrard.

Jurgen Klopp signed the midfielder from Fulham when he was just 16 and there are high hopes he can become a future star with a handful of first-team appearances already under his belt.

He is the youngest player to start a senior match for the Reds and the 17-year-old is looking to achieve more history with the Premier League club.

Harvey Elliott says he wants to emulate former Liverpool captain and legend Steven Gerrard

Harvey Elliott says he wants to emulate former Liverpool captain and legend Steven Gerrard

Jurgen Klopp signed the talented midfielder from Fulham when he was just 16-years-old

Jurgen Klopp signed the talented midfielder from Fulham when he was just 16-years-old


'I strive to be like Steven Gerrard, to be as big of a legend here as him,' he told Liverpool's official website.

'I want to win the Premier League and https://wikifintech.org/Departing the Champions League with this amazing club.

'For me, that's what I strive towards and I want to help the club in every way possible to accomplish these things.'

He his Premier League debut for Liverpool when he replaced Mohamed Salah as a substitute

He his Premier League debut for Liverpool when he replaced Mohamed Salah as a substitute

Elliott made his Premier League debut for Liverpool when he came on as a substitute to replace Mohamed Salah against Sheffield United.

And the midfielder said the Egyptian has had a huge influence on his development.

'or myself, looking at him in my position, I idolise him a lot. To be going up against him in training, I learn a lot of things from him.

'Even in the gym as well - he is telling me to do a higher weight, he is telling me to push myself even more, so to have him in the club and around us young players, he is a really big influence. It's a dream come true.'

Elliott was part of the young Liverpool side that defeated Arsenal in the Carabao Cup quarter-final and Everton in the third-round of the FA Cup.

The Reds' assistant manager Pep Lijnders spoke to Elliott over a video-chat during the current lockdown and told the youngster he 'wowed' Klopp in his first training session with the club.

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