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Jon Flanagan

21-Year-Old Defender     Liverpool  Premier


England

STATUS:  Out   INJURY:  Knee    EST. RETURN:  Unknown
Birthdate:  January 1, 1993    Birthplace:  Liverpool, England
Nationality:  England    Height:  5' 11"    Weight:  174 lbs    

September 19, 2014    Jon Flanagan News

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Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers said Thursday that Flanagan underwent knee surgery this week and will be "out for a few months.".

Flanagan has become excess for Liverpool at this point, though he was important depth as the team will have to compete in the Champions League, FA Cup and Capital One Cup this season, in addition to Premier League play.

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September 11, 2014

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Flanagan is "edging towards [fitness] but is not in the squad yet", according to manager Brendan Rodgers.

Flanagan will likely have a tough time finding his way into the first team even when healthy, as new signings Javier Manquillo and Alberto Moreno have impressed in their first few matches for Liverpool.

August 22, 2014

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Flanagan (knee) is "still a bit of time off" according to manager Brendan Rodgers when asked about the players fitness ahead of Liverpool's match against Manchester City on Monday.

Flanagan is still dealing with a knee injury he picked up in the preseason. Playing time is going to be hard to come by for the local lad with Liverpool's defense becoming as crowded as their attack after adding quite a bit of depth ahead of a heavy campaign this year.

August 15, 2014

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Flanagan (knee) will not play in Liverpool's season opener against Southampton on Sunday, James Pearce of the Liverpool Echo reports.

Flanagan is still working his back to full fitness. Even when healthy, the young right back will have a fight on his hands for playing time now that the Reds have added defensive reinforcements over the summer.

March 21, 2014

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Liverpool are expected to offer Flanagan a new contract this summer to reward the defender for his contribution and progress with the club this season, according to the Daily Mail.

Flanagan was an influencer in Sunday's victory over Manchester United. Performances like that have earned him the new agreement. The defender has 12 months remaining on his current contract.

January 25, 2014

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Flanagan (hamstring) came on in the 73rd minute of Liverpool's FA Cup match against Bournemouth on Saturday.

Flanagan had missed more than a month due to his hamstring concern, but he was fit enough to feature off the bench Saturday. With that time under his belt, he should be good to go for Tuesday's Merseyside derby.

January 23, 2014

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Flanagan (hamstring) is back training after being sidelined since mid December, Goal.com reports.

Flanagan would be a welcomed addition back to the Liverpool defense, which just lost Glen Johnson to an ankle injury.

December 26, 2013

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Flanagan, who did not play Thursday against Manchester City, could miss a number of weeks due to the hamstring injury he sustained against Cardiff City last weekend, the Liverpool Echo reports. Manager Brendan Rodgers said "it looks like he will be out for a number of weeks with a strain."

It's very tough timing for Liverpool, who face Chelsea this weekend and then Hull City on New Year's Day. The 20-year old has been playing very well of late, with six consecutive starts under his belt heading into Thursday.