Harvey Elliott returns NEXT WEEK in a major boost to Liverpool midfield – Liverpool FC

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As concerns about the complexion of Liverpool’s midfield mount, harvey elliot is ready to give Jurgen Klopp a timely boost when he returns to full training next week.

Elliott has been sidelined since a late challenge from leeds Defender Pascal Struijk on September 12 left the youngster with a fracture-dislocation in his left ankle.

The midfielder has been enthusiastically working on his rehabilitation during his spare time, and Klopp, his players and staff roundly praised Elliott for his mentality.

That hard work has allowed him to speed up his recovery, with a full training session in Kirkby scheduled for next week.

Several Merseyside journalists reported the news on Friday night, with the MailDominic King describes his return as “seamless” so far.

Liverpool’s number 67 made a big impact in the opening games of the season, taking on a first-choice role in Klopp’s midfield and shining brightly against Burnley, chelsea other leeds.

Although it will still take time for Elliott to get back up to speed, his return to training could see him challenge for a starting job again in the coming months.

His availability comes at a time when the Reds’ midfield options are in doubt, with jordan henderson other James Milner both fighting in the 0-0 draw with arsenal Thursday night.

Thiago, meanwhile, has been out since mid-December with a calf injury, while naby keita is in the African Cup of Nations and Klopp has overlooked Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain in recent games.

curtis jones has a bright future but, for now, it is being used in attack, replacing absentees sadio mane due to other injury Original Divock.

Elliott can and should be made easy, perhaps even with a spot on the under-23 side for trips to crystal Palace (January 24) and leeds (February 7), but the hope will be that he can be influential again this season.

There is even the possibility that he will take leeds Again in the first league, was expected to miss his visit to Anfield, which has since been postponed.

No date for the Boxing Day match has been confirmed at this time, but it is unlikely to be included in the so-called winter break later this month as suggested.

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