There might not be a single participant at Liverpool’s preseason camp in Austria with extra to show than winger Harvey Elliott. After a really profitable mortgage spell with Blackburn Rovers final 12 months the teen seems primed to take the subsequent step this season.
The 18-year-old Elliott, who signed a brand new long-term contract this month, believes he’s prepared and in a position to earn a job within the first group.
“I’m assured in myself,” Elliott informed LiverpoolFC.com. “I really feel I can get into the group, whether or not it’s coming off the bench and making an affect. No matter it’s, I’m assured in myself.”
“That’s the principle aim actually; simply to be in and across the group and get minutes. Like I hold saying, it’s right down to me – I would like to point out the individuals I’m prepared, I would like to point out the gaffer I’m prepared, however I’m sure I can do it.”
Although he clearly believes he’s able to make his mark on the massive stage, Elliott’s largest problem shall be displaying that he can compete with the world-class expertise forward of him on the group sheet. Nonetheless, he isn’t going to let that deter him.
“In the event you take a look at the group, it’s superstars actually,” mentioned Elliott. “All incredible gamers, so it’ll be laborious, however in soccer you at all times have challenges and it’s simply the way you take care of it, the way you rise above them, and the way you higher your self.
“I’m trying ahead to the problem, I’m trying ahead to the competitiveness and I’m trying ahead to hopefully getting minutes right here and there.”
Whether or not Elliott is ready to make himself a daily fixture within the Liverpool lineup stays to be seen, however there isn’t a doubting that he has the appropriate angle and is saying all the proper issues. He’s positively one to control as Liverpool gears as much as rebound after a disappointing title protection final 12 months.
“It’s going to be an enormous season for me this season and I’m trying ahead to it. I’m going to take every thing I discovered and put it into this season.”
“I can’t wait to get began, I can’t wait to get into the season and see what occurs.”