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SportLiverpool close in on Elliott deal as starlet attends pre-season game

00:35  12 july  2019
00:35  12 july  2019 Source:   readsport.co

Liverpool to sign Harvey Elliott from Fulham

Liverpool to sign Harvey Elliott from Fulham Liverpool have beaten the likes of PSG and Real Madrid to the signing of Harvey Elliott from Fulham, according to Sam Wallace of The Telegraph. Elliott is officially the youngest player ever to play in the Premier League as he came on as a substitute against Wolves in May aged 16 years and 30 days. The teenager can’t officially sign a professional deal until he’s 17-years-old, so he’ll join the Reds on a scholars deal until next April, where he will then sign a three year contract as a professional.

Liverpool look to be closing in on the transfer of Fulham wonderkid Harvey Elliott , with a deal reportedly looking likely for this week. And despite being only 16 years of age, it looks as though Elliott is expected to go straight into Jurgen Klopp’s first-team plans, at least for pre - season , according to

Liverpool want Fulham starlet Harvey Elliott (Pic: GETTY). The German chief’s favoured system incorporates a front three and full-backs that push “We’ll probably see him in a cup competition this season . "I think this kid could be a superstar and if he has got the talent to do it, he’s at the right place.”

Liverpool close in on Elliott deal as starlet attends pre-season game © Catherine Ivill/Getty Images Sport Fulham FC v Cardiff City - Premier League

Liverpool transfer target Harvey Elliott appears close to signing for the Reds after he was spotted in attendance during Liverpool’s pre-season fixture against Tranmere.

The Reds beat Tranmere comprehensively at Prenton Park, winning 6-0 in a game in which a number of talented starlets were awarded their opportunity to shine.

And speaking of talented starlets, 16-year old Fulham attacker Harvey Elliott was spotted in attendance amid speculation linking him with a move to Anfield.

Liverpool close in on Elliott deal as starlet attends pre-season game © Steve Bardens/Getty Images Sport Steve Bardens/Getty Images Sport

The attacking midfielder broke a number of records last season, becoming the youngest ever player to play in the EFL Cup at 15 years and 174 days, as well as becoming the youngster Premier League player at 16 years and 30 days.

With Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain both interested in the young star, Liverpool have faced heavy competition for his signature, although it appears the Reds are set to beat out their rivals in the pursuit for the England youth international.

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