“I’m really excited to see his development because I think he’s one of those players that gets fans on the edge of their seat because he’s got that silkiness, he can manipulate the ball, he can go past someone, and he’s going to score goals.”
Klopp trialled Elliott in a midfield role in pre-season and has used him there for the majority of his appearances this term.
Murphy disagrees with former team-mate Jamie Carragher that Elliott could eventually replace Mohamed Salah in Liverpool’s attack.
He added: “I think it was Jamie Carragher who was talking about playing him in a similar role to Salah, I’m not sure about that because I think with has ability on the ball, keeping him more central is probably the way to go, which is why I think Jurgen’s playing him in a midfield three.
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