Klopp reveals Elliott in London has ankle surgery. Liverpool midfielder Harvey Elliott, who was unlucky at Elland Road, will undergo ankle surgery on Tuesday.
Elliott dislocated his ankle during a clash with Pascal Strauch in Liverpool’s 3-0 win over Leeds United on Sunday. Until being carried from the Elland Road field, immediately sent to the hospital.
Klopp reveals Harvey Elliott in London has ankle surgery
The 18-year-old midfielder was released from hospital the same day. to wait for ankle surgery which is now in London preparing for surgery
Liverpool head coach Jurgen Klopp said: “He’s in London. and will undergo surgery today (Tuesday), that is the next step in his return. And we are all waiting to hear the news.”
Alisson Becker, goalkeeper, teammate Talking about the junior midfielder “What happened to Harvey made me very sad. It’s hard to deal with that when you’re on the field. All of his teammates play an important role in supporting him. We have to do our best at this time.”
Eliott will face a lengthly absence but is taking a professional approach to his comeback.
‘Operation was a success! Thank you so much to everyone for your amazing support,’ the 18-year-old wrote on Instagram, attached to a shot of the winger in the hospital bed.
‘The road to recovery starts now. At the end of the storm there’s a golden sky,’ he added, referencing a lyric from Liverpool’s ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’
Elliott was felled in a challenge with Leeds man Pascal Struijk and was left screaming in pain
Elliott was building momentum and settling into regular Premier League football this season. After Jurgen Klopp claimed he’d made ‘big steps’ in pre-season.
The Elland Road match was his third start in a row, emerging as one of the Reds’ brightest young stars alongside midfielder Curtis Jones.
His injury will delay his progress but Klopp will hope he makes a speedy recovery, with the Reds refusing to put a time scale on his return – though expecting him back this season.
‘Harvey sustained a fracture dislocation of his left ankle during the game,’ Dr Jim Moxon explained. He is having been one of the physios who rushed to the wailing Elliot as he lay stricken on the pitch.