ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. Thieves have been stealing expensive truck parts and leaving behind pickups that were damaged and impossible to drive. The England youth international has joined Jurgen Klopp European champions under freedom of contract and Fulham consider the 16 year old the youngest ever footballer to play a Premier League game to be as talented as Jadon Sancho.Thus they expect to be compensated appropriately for the winger development.Record understands that Fulham regard Liverpool acquisition of an individual manager Scott Parker recently labelled “a special talent” as a test of English football academy system.Liverpool were one of a number of more financially powerful clubs who sought to take advantage of rules that prevented Fulham from tying Elliott to a senior professional contract until the left footed winger turns 17 next April.Transfer news LIVE as Celtic and Rangers plus Hearts, Hibs and Aberdeen make signingsShould Liverpool fail to offer a transfer fee that meets Fulham valuation of Elliott, the Championship club is ready to take the case to a Professional Football Compensation Committee tribunal in order to secure what is described as an “adequate” settlement.Fulham cite the multi million pound annual cost of running its 1 academy and the precedent that would be set by allowing him to switch club for a low fee.In recent years, Liverpool have acquired a number of out of contract young English players from domestic rivals. A 2016 PFCC tribunal ordered that they pay Burnley a record guaranteed net sum of 6.5million for Danny Ings plus performance related variables of 1.5m and 20 per cent of any sell on profit.In 2017, they were threatened with another tribunal appearance over the acquisition of Chelsea then teenage forward Dominic Solanke before eventually settling the matter club to club.Though Ings and Solanke managed a total of five goals between them in Liverpool colours, both were subsequently sold to Premier League clubs for substantial profits. Asked about their failure to offer a transfer fee for Elliott, Liverpool declined to comment.Surrey born Elliott established himself as Fulham youngest first team footballer when he was deployed as a 15 year old substitute in September EFL Cup defeat of Millwall.Parker named the forward in each of Fulham final five Premier League match day squads last season, using him off the bench against Wolverhampton Wanderers at the age of 16 years and 30 days and again versus Newcastle United one week later.Explaining Elliott promotion to Fulham Premier League squad ahead of that debut, Parker said: “He is on the bench because he deserves to be on the bench.”He has trained with us now for the last three weeks and been outstanding.