Liverpool star Harvey Elliott hits back at sick fan who trolled him over horror injury with cheeky Man Utd jibe

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LIVERPOOL’S Harvey Elliott has fired back at a troll who mocked his horror ankle injury with a cheeky dig at rivals Manchester United.

The 18-year-old suffered a dislocated ankle after a problem from Leeds’ Pascal Struijk all by means of Liverpool’s 3-0 win on Sunday.

Harvey Elliott suffered the left ankle injury following a problem from Pascal StruijkCredit: Rex

Reds followers shortly flooded social media with messages of assist for {{{the teenager}}}, with one posting a video of him strolling out onto the pitch at Elland Road.

And when an unsavoury commenter wrote “he’s not walking like that anymore”, Elliott couldn’t resist a swipe at his Premier League rivals.

“Crazy though how I have more legs than United have trophies in the past 8 years,” he joked in response.

The disarming put up appeared to do the trick too, with the troll responding to say “haha fair enough, you’re a baller!”

Elliott’s good-natured reply shouldn’t be fairly proper, given United have gained three trophies provided that departure of legendary supervisor Sir Alex Ferguson in 2013.

But by the use of all-important league titles, he’s spot on – United are famously nonetheless to win the Premier League all through the post-Ferguson interval.

Elliott is anticipated to return to motion this season after successfully present course of surgical course of on his left ankle at a hospital in London.

Reds medics are reluctant to place an organization date on when the starlet will return nonetheless they’re assured the injury has not ended his season.

Elliott has remained modern all by way of the injury trauma, refusing to put any blame on Struijk for a sort out that he says was a “freak accident”.

Referee Craig Pawson didn’t initially deem the difficulty a foul nonetheless despatched off the Leeds defender after VAR intervened.

England youth worldwide Elliott posted on his Instagram account: “(It) wasn’t his fault in the least!

“Neither was it a red card just a freak accident but these things happen in football.”

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