Liverpool youngster Harvey Elliott was dropped from the English U21 squad after an injury.

The teenager played in each of the Reds’ three opening games of the Premier League season, mostly as a central midfielder.

After an outstanding 18 months, Elliott was rewarded with an appointment from England U21 manager Lee Carsley after playing for the country at the U17 level.

But the winger has now returned to Liverpool after sustaining an injury ahead of the Young Lions’ U21 European Championship qualifier against Kosovo on Tuesday night, on Tuesday night the official website of the association.