Gary Lineker wades in on Leeds red card debate with words for Liverpool's Harvey Elliott
Gary Lineker has praised "magnanimous" Harvey Elliott for looking beyond his injury to criticise Pascal Struijk's three-game ban.
Struijk's challenge during Sunday's Premier League clash between Leeds United and Liverpool resulted in Elliott suffering a dislocated ankle.
The 22-year-old was shown a straight red card and he is suspended for the next three fixtures after Leeds were unsuccessful in their appeal to the Football Association.
Even though he is facing months out of action, Elliott has stressed multiple times he does not think Struijk should have been sent off.
"[It] wasn’t his fault whatsoever," Elliott wrote in an Instagram post earlier this week.
"Neither was it a red card just a freak accident but these things happen in football. I’ll be back stronger 100%. Thanks for all the support."
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