The midfielder suffered a serious injury after a tough challenge from the Whites defender, but he is trying to free himself from any charges.
Liverpool’s Harvey Elliott has come out in support of Pascal Strick when Leeds United lost an appeal against their red card in a Premier League clash between the two teams on Sunday.
Strike was sent for a strong challenge to Elliott in the second half of Leeds’ 3-0 defeat on Eland Road. Which left the midfielder with ankle..
The answers show that the defender clearly won the ball, but the whites have seen him reject the bid to overturn the red card, which has elicited a sympathetic response from the elite.
What has been said?
Liverpool Starlett took to social media on Wednesday morning to comment on breaking news from Sky Sports’ official Instagram account.
“Sorry for that Pascal! I think it’s wrong!” Elliott wrote. “But it will end soon, brother, and you will be back without a timer. Keep it positive.”
What has Struijk said?
Strike sent a message to Elliott via social media after the game, insisting that he never intended to hurt his opponent before he said goodbye to him in his rehabilitation program.
He said on Instagram, “In today’s game, something happened that I would never want anyone to do! @ Harveyelliott07, my thoughts are with you.” “I’m upset and never wanted that to happen. I wish you a speedy recovery and hope to see you on the pitch again soon.”
Leeds boss Marcelo Belsa, meanwhile, jumped on Sturgeon’s defense in a post-match interview and told reporters: “I’m 100 per cent sure Pascal didn’t have bad intentions.
“This kind of (tackle) happens quite often. I’m very sorry that a young player playing at such a high level has been stopped.”
How long will Elliott stay out?
Liverpool gave an update on Elliott’s condition, after which the Leeds clash confirmed that he had broken his ankle.
Club doctor Jim Moxon was unable to give a specific time frame. For his recovery, but he expressed confidence that the 22-year-old will return before the end of the current season.
“Harvey maintained a fracture and dislocation in his left ankle during the game,” Moxton said. “We were able to reduce the dislocation on the pitch immediately and Harvey underwent surgery today to repair the broken fractures and ligaments in the incident. The operation was successful so his return now begins.
“We will not put pressure on him to set a specific time frame and say with confidence that we expect him to reappear later in the season after our rehabilitation program.”