Transfer news: Boss Jurgen Klopp hints that new signing Harvey Elliott may leave on loan

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Youngster Harvey Elliott is set to leave Liverpool on loan this summer in search of game time


Jurgen Klopp hints that new kid on the Kop Harvey Elliott could leave Liverpool on loan as game time is crucial for 16-year-old

  • Harvey Elliott joined Liverpool this summer after his contract at Fulham ran out 
  • The starlet made his debut for his new side in the Reds’ 3-0 defeat by Napoli 
  • But boss Jurgen Klopp hinted that Elliott could spend next season out on loan 

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has admitted that youngster Harvey Elliott could be sent on loan this season.

The 16-year-old starlet, who moved to Anfield following the expiry of his youth contract at Fulham this summer, had reportedly also attracted interest from Barcelona, Real Madrid and RB Leipzig.

But Elliott is set to be shipped out to gain regular game time, according to Sky Sports. 

Youngster Harvey Elliott is set to leave Liverpool on loan this summer in search of game time

The youngster made his debut for his new side in Liverpool’s 3-0 pre-season defeat against Napoli on Sunday, and Klopp later labelled Elliott ‘a fine, fine footballer’.

‘I can say many positive things about the boy because we have signed him and he decided to join us when he could have gone pretty much anywhere,’ the German boss said.  

‘He wanted to be part of Liverpool because of his talent.

The 16-year-old made his debut for his new side in Liverpool's 3-0 pre-season defeat to Napoli

The 16-year-old made his debut for his new side in Liverpool’s 3-0 pre-season defeat to Napoli

‘Now that he is here, let’s work with him. He needs game time, we have to see where he will get that.

‘He is obviously a fine, fine footballer – that is the reason why we were really interested.’

Klopp also indicated that winger Ryan Kent is likely to leave on a permanent basis, despite the 22-year-old’s positive spell at Rangers last season.

Winger Ryan Kent (right) is set to depart Anfield on a permanent basis this summer

Winger Ryan Kent (right) is set to depart Anfield on a permanent basis this summer

‘His time is over for loans,’ Klopp added.

‘At the age he is now, he needs to find a place where he can settle. We will see what happens but a loan is not planned.

‘He came back as a completely different player and it was a very important year for him.’

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