Premier League's Youngest Ever Player Is Available On A Free And Wanted By Barcelona

Barcelona are among a number of European clubs showing interest in Fulham's 16-year old starlet Harvey Elliott, who will soon be a free agent.

Elliott made history last month when he became the youngest player ever to play in the Premier League.

Born on 4 April 2003, he entered the fray as a late substitute in the 1-0 defeat to Wolves and broke the previous record set by former Fulham left-back Matthew Briggs against Middlesbrough 12 years ago.

Image: PA
Image: PA

But it's looking as though Elliott won't be pulling on the Cottagers shirt again as according to the Daily Mail, he has failed to agree a new contract at the club and will therefore be able to leave the club on a free.


Barcelona and RB Leipzig are waiting in the wings for the England Under-17 international, with Real Madrid also said to be showing interest in Elliott.

Elliott, the youngest ever player to pull on a Fulham shirt when he came off the bench aged 15 and 174 days in a Carabao Cup game against Millwall in September, wasn't even born when Wayne Rooney made his England debut.

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