Liverpool’s Harvey Elliott has fans raving after goal & assist for Blackburn

Liverpool loanee Harvey Elliott showed why he is so highly rated with a well-taken goal and an assist for Blackburn Rovers. 

Eliott, who made eight appearances for the Reds in 2019-20, joined the Championship side on a season-long loan deal in search of regular first-team football.

Playing the full 90 minutes against Coventry, the 17-year-old notched Rovers’ third goal with a left-footed finish from close-range, becoming the fourth-youngest goalscorer in their history.

The midfielder then showed some impressive footwork before crossing for Sam Gallagher to make it 4-0.

He completed 40 passes at a success rate of 83% and made six key passes – the most of any Blackburn player.

The England Under-17 international was also influential when Rovers were not in possession, making six recoveries and winning two tackles.

Since moving to Ewood Park, his new boss Tony Mowbray has already heaped praise on him, saying: “I think the combination of Elliott and [Rovers striker Adam] Armstrong is going to be something we can really look forward to.

“It seems to me that he has fantastic qualities to go and integrate in areas. Backlines are going to have to be on their metal to stop that.”

We’ve rounded up a number of tweets from Blackburn and Liverpool fans that are already getting excited by the midfielder.

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