Anxiety at Anfield As Liverpool Star Set to Undergo Surgery After Dislocating Ankle Against Leeds

Anxiety at Anfield As Liverpool Star Set to Undergo Surgery After Dislocating Ankle Against Leeds

  • Harvey Elliot suffered an ankle dislocation during Liverpool’s 3-0 win away at Leeds United in the Premier League
  • The 18-year-old was marked from behind by Pascal Struijk and required lengthy on-field treatment before being taken off
  • It was gathered that Elliot who was immediately rushed to the hospital was discharged on Sunday, but will return for surgery in Tuesday

Following his injury during Liverpool’s 3-0 win over Leeds United, Harvey Elliot who dislocated his ankle will have surgery in the coming days according to reports via 90min.

The Liverpool star fell awkwardly after a challenge from midfielder Pascal Struijk and required lengthy on-field treatment before being taken off.

At the end of the game, Jurgen Klopp stated that the 18-year-old dislocated his ankle and was immediately taken to Leeds General Infirmary from Elland Road and will likely undergo surgery on Tuesday.

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Anxiety at Anfield As Liverpool Star Set to Undergo Surgery After Dislocating Ankle Against Leeds
Harvey Elliot to undergo surgery. Photo: Laurence Griffiths
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In a statement by the club, Elliot was discharged hours later, but will return on Tueday for surgery.

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Speaking post-match, Klopp said via Metro:

"It's a bad injury. Ankle, I heard it was dislocated. We could put it back. He's in the hospital.
"I couldn't care less [if it was a red card], it is not my business. It is a serious injury, definitely for an 18 year old boy. The red card is not important. Two or three weeks we can play on, Harvey will not."

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