Harvey Elliott bags 1st-ever professional contract with Liverpool after joining them in 2019

Harvey Elliott bags 1st-ever professional contract with Liverpool after joining them in 2019

- Harvey Elliott has been handed his first professional contract by Liverpool

- The English youngster joined the Reds from Fulham last year and has made eight appearances for them

- Elliot said he was impressed the first time he came into the facility

Liverpool have handed their youngster Harvey Elliott his first-ever professional contract having joined them from Fulham last summer.

The 17-year-old has since then made eight appearances across competitions for the Reds - his last was against Crystal Palace at Anfield in June.

Elliott, while reacting to the new deal said he was delighted with everything about the club the first time he walked through their gates.

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He told Liverpool official website: “I think since the first day I've walked in, it's been an indescribable journey so far.

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I think now to top it off with my first professional contract is a dream come true for me and my family. "I'm excited to see what the future holds and I'm just excited to give everything to the club and the fans.”

Elliott made his debut for the Merseyside outfit in their Carabao Cup round of 16 victory over Arsenal and went ahead to vow to give his best for the club.

He added: “I think when I stepped out on the Anfield pitch when I played Arsenal, I think it was an emotional thing for me.

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"To obviously be watching the players and to be playing them with them, honestly it's a dream come true.

Harvey Elliott bags 1st-ever professional contract with Liverpool after joining them in 2019

Harvey Elliott after signing his first professional contract with Liverpool - credit: Getty Images
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To be in and around the fans as well, to hear them singing You'll Never Walk Alone when you're stepping out on the pitch, it did bring a tear to my eye. "I just can't wait to give everything back to them and just to show them what I can do.”

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Legit.ng earlier reported that Liverpool have announced that their midfielder Curtis Jones has signed a new five-year contract at Anfield thereby ending speculation over his future.

Liverpool chiefs decided to reward the 19-year-old star with a new deal considering his superb performances for the Reds so far since he teamed up with the side.

Curtis Jones who has played eight games for Liverpool this season is among the youngsters the Reds' manager is planning for them to take the side to next level.

The publication also reported that Liverpool continued their perfect home record at Anfield stadium as Sadio Mane scored his 50th home goal for the club in their 2-0 win against Aston Villa on Sunday, July 5.

The Reds looked to bounce back from their 4-0 defeat to rivals Man City when they welcomed to relegation-threatened Aston Villa to Anfield.

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