“The 18-year-old was stretchered from the field at Elland Road after sustaining the injury in a challenge midway through the second half.

“Elliott will be required to undergo surgery in the coming days and the club will offer a further update on his prognosis in due course.

“Harvey, his family and Liverpool FC would like to place on record their thanks to the paramedics and all the staff at Leeds General Infirmary for the care and treatment given.”

Liverpool remained unbeaten in the Premier League after picking up all three points against Leeds on Sunday at Elland Road.

The Reds comfortably won 3-0, with goals coming from Mohamed Salah, Fabinho, and Sadio Mane. With that victory, Liverpool have picked up 10 points from their opening four games, and sit joint-top alongside Manchester United and Chelsea.

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