By Michael Brown

9th Nov, 2020 | 8:30pm

'Class...Lovely Touch - Pundit Exclusive: Liverpool teen tipped to join PL side next year

Michael Brown has tipped Harvey Elliott to join a Premier League side on loan from Liverpool next season.

Speaking exclusively to Football Insider assistant editor Russell Edge, the former Spurs midfielder delivered his verdict after covering Blackburn Rovers’ 3-1 win over QPR for Sky Sports on Saturday.

Elliott is currently on a season-long loan at Ewood Park and grabbed his third assist in six games against QPR at the weekend.

The attacker provided a perfect through ball for Adam Armstrong to score Blackburn’s second goal in their 3-1 win.

Since his arrival in Lancashire last month, Elliott has not missed a minute of Championship action for Tony Mowbray’s side.

He has also grabbed a goal in his time at Blackburn and earned his first call-up to the England Under-19 squad this month.

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Asked if he thought the teenager could secure a move to a Premier League side in 2021, Brown told Football Insider: “Yeah, potentially, yeah. He’s still so young, isn’t he?

“So, I just think you can see he’s got a touch of class and a lovely touch, he moves well with the ball.

“Yeah, I wouldn’t be surprised if he is playing in the Premier League next season, not necessarily with Liverpool but a journey, getting closer.”

Elliott joined Liverpool last summer from Fulham for a fee that is set to be decided by a tribunal.

Before his move to Blackburn, he had played 12 professional games across his spells at Fulham and the Reds, including four times in the Premier League.

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