Liverpool’s Harvey Elliott completes loan move to Blackburn

Blackburn have finalised the signing of Liverpool wonderkid Harvey Elliott on a season-long loan deal.

The promising 17-year-old has signed his first professional contract with Jurgen Klopp’s side back in July and has since then make nine appearances, he has joined the Reds from Fulham in the summer of 2019.

Following the Merseyside Reds exit from the Carabao Cup, future opportunities were limited for the England youth international so a decision was taken at Anfield to allow him to go on loan if the player wanted.

“Liverpool forward Harvey Elliott has joined Championship side Blackburn Rovers on loan for the remainder of the 2020-21 season,” said the Reds in a statement.

Elliott is the fourth arrival of the day at Ewood Park, following Middlesbrough stopper Aynsley Pears, who has signed a four-year deal, and Norwich’s Tom Trybull, Leeds’ Barry Douglas and , both on loan deals.

Liverpool another starlet Ben Woodburn has also departed from the club on the deadline day of the EFL transfer window, while Harry Wilson saga is also over as he has made a return to Cardiff City where he has played one of his best football.