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Salah taking on Gerrard role at Liverpool, confirms Elliott and ex-Red

Harvey Elliott has revealed Mohamed Salah's enhanced leadership role at Liverpool.

Elliott has revealed that Salah was a driving force behind his decision to sign a new contract at Liverpool, hinting the attacker has taken on a role that was once held by Steven Gerrard.

The Englishman disclosed that the guidance he received from Salah had been crucial to his development.

"The gaffer and the coaching team and the players, there are no better people to learn from and look up to in this world than these players. They've all helped me along the way. But I think I'd say more Salah and the skip, to be fair – Hendo," he told Liverpool's website.

"Just because I've been playing on that right side now, it's more kind of in their positions and around their playing qualities. So, for me, it's them two have helped me out and brought me aside and said you need to do this, or you can try this.

"Especially Mo, he's always giving me different things to work on. He's always telling me to follow him in training or follow him in the gym so he can help me out along the way and stuff. I mean, everyone, as I said, has done it in the journey so far and they're all willing to help whoever."

Former Red Jose Enrique chimed in yesterday: "This is good from Mo. He can see something good in Harvey. I remember Stevie (Gerrard) used to do that with Hendo and look now!"

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