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Liverpool youngster Harvey Elliott: I'll cut off ponytail when I...

Liverpool youngster Harvey Elliott has promised to cut-off his trademark ponytail after he scores his first goal for the club.

The 17-year-old, signed from Fulham last summer, made eight first-team appearances in his debut season at Anfield.

A goal has so far alluded him, but Elliott has said he'll mark the occasion by chopping off his standout locks.

"I've had it for about two years," he told The Athletic: Whenever I tried to put it up at school, I got told off by the teachers. I couldn't fight against the rules!

"It's not a popular haircut. Some people think, 'Why's he got it like that?' but I like it. I don't think Jurgen's a big fan. Sometimes I've come in with it tied up in a bit of a new style and he has just looked at it and started laughing.

"I've promised the lads that when I score my first professional goal, it's coming off. Initially, I was going to change it for the new year but then I decided that if I was going to change it, I wanted it to be for something more memorable.

"Hopefully, I won't have too long to wait. I can't wait for next season to start."

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