Harvey Daniel James Elliott (born 4 April 2003) is an English professional footballer who plays as a winger or midfielder for Premier League club Liverpool.
Having come up through their academy, Elliott made his first-team debut for Fulham in September 2018, becoming the youngest player to play in the EFL Cup, aged 15 years and 174 days. In May 2019, he became the youngest player to play in the Premier League, aged 16 years and 30 days.
Early Life and Career
Elliott was born in Chertsey, Surrey, England. He was interested in football from a young age and grew up supporting Liverpool. His father, Scott, would tutor him so he could develop a professional attitude towards training. Elliott joined Queens Park Rangers’ youth academy at an early age.
Elliott was signed by Fulham’s academy at U-18 level. He made his first-team debut for Fulham on 25 September 2018 as a 15-year-old in the EFL Cup Third round away to Millwall, as an 81st-minute substitute for Floyd Ayité in a 3–1 win. He had been at Coombe Boys’ School in New Malden, Greater London earlier that day and was back at school the next morning. At 15 years and 174 days he became the club’s youngest ever first-team player and the youngest to ever play in the competition.
On 4 May 2019, Elliott made his Premier League debut after coming on as a 88th-minute substitute for André-Frank Zambo Anguissa in a 1–0 away defeat to Wolverhampton Wanderers. In doing so, he became the youngest ever Premier League player at 16 years and 30 days, beating the record set in 2007 by fellow Fulham player Matthew Briggs.
Elliott signed for Premier League club Liverpool on 28 July 2019 for an undisclosed fee. He made his debut for the club on 25 September in that season’s EFL Cup match against Milton Keynes Dons. At the age of 16 years and 174 days, he became the youngest-ever player to start a match for the club, and second-youngest to feature in a competitive fixture behind Jerome Sinclair. The following month, during the team’s 5–4 penalty shoot-out (after a 5–5 draw after extra time) win over Arsenal in the next round of the competition, Elliott became the youngest player to start a match at Liverpool’s home ground, Anfield, at the age of 16 years and 209 days. He made his Premier League debut for Liverpool on 2 January 2020, replacing Mohamed Salah one minute before the final whistle in a 2–0 home win against Sheffield United.
Elliott signed his first professional contract with Liverpool on 6 July 2020. On 10 February 2021, the independent Professional Football Compensation Committee ordered Liverpool to compensate Fulham an undisclosed amount for Elliott’s transfer. Liverpool confirmed the fee as £1.5 million, plus £2.8 million in bonuses. The fee was a record for a then-16 year old.
In October 2020, Elliott joined Championship club Blackburn Rovers on a season-long loan. He made his league debut for Blackburn in their 3–1 away loss to Watford on 21 October. He scored his first goal for the club in their 4–0 away win against Coventry City on 24 October.
In April 2021, Elliott was nominated for the EFL Young Player of the Season award, which was eventually won by Reading player Michael Olise. He finished the 2020–21 season with 7 goals and 11 assists. He also was awarded Blackburn’s Goal of the Season for his strike against Millwall in December 2020. He returned to Liverpool after the Championship season ended in May 2021.
Elliott signed a new long-term contract with Liverpool on 9 July 2021. He made his full Premier League debut for Liverpool on 21 August, starting and playing the whole match in a 2–0 win against Burnley. On 12 September, Elliott dislocated his ankle in a challenge with Leeds United defender Pascal Struijk in a 3–0 away league win. Following the injury, Liverpool confirmed that he would require surgery. On 14 September, Elliott underwent successful surgery in London, with the club remaining hopeful that he would make a return before the end of the 2021–22 season.
Elliott returned to the Liverpool squad on 6 February 2022 in a fourth round FA Cup match against Cardiff City, coming on as a substitute in the 58th minute and scoring his first Liverpool goal in a 3-1 Liverpool victory.
On 16 February 2022, he made his Champions League debut. Being named in the starting line-up for a Round of 16 tie against Italian giants Inter Milan. He played 60 minutes before being replaced by Naby Keïta.
Elliott received his first call-up to the England under-17 team in October 2018. The following month he scored his first goal at this age level, away to the Republic of Ireland.
Elliott was included in the England under-17 squad for the 2019 Syrenka Cup, a friendly tournament usually held in preparation for UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualifying. Elliott helped the England under-17 team to the title on 10 September 2019 by scoring the opening goal of the final from the spot in a 2–2 draw with hosts Poland before Kevin Betsy’s Young Lions won 3–1 after a penalty shoot-out.
Harvey Elliott is currently single and still focusing on his career more, he is not in any relationship for now. Harvey Elliott is also not yet married.
Net Worth and Salary
Harvey Elliott’s net worth as of 2022 is estimated at around $1.2 million – $6 million.
Harvey Elliott earns £7,500 per week and £390 000 annually playing for Liverpool FC.