Virgil van Dijk has encouraged Harvey Elliott to capitalize on his chances to shine, despite limited starts for Liverpool. The young player provided two assists in Liverpool’s recent win over Burnley, proving his impact off the bench. Elliott has expressed his desire to establish himself in the team and secure a regular spot, but also recognizes the importance of being patient and making the most of his opportunities. Van Dijk advised Elliott to be patient and continue making an impression as a substitute, emphasizing the significance of seizing these moments and being ready to make an impact.
Despite starting in only three league games this season, Elliott remains a valued member of the squad and is capable of influencing the game positively when called upon. Elliott is determined to secure more starts but acknowledges the importance of contributing to the team, whether as a starter or a substitute. He expressed his satisfaction with wearing the Liverpool shirt and his commitment to making a difference whenever he is called upon.