Gomez and more: Twitter reacts to Flanagan’s Liverpool return

Joe Gomez and John Aldridge lead the Twitter reaction after Jon Flanagan's return from injury on Wednesday night

Jon Flanagan was the big talking point on Twitter after the defender made his comeback in Liverpool’s 3-0 victory over Exeter City on Wednesday night.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp handed Flanagan a 39-minute run out after the young full-back replaced Connor Randall in the second half at Anfield.

Flanagan’s second-half cameo was his first appearance for the Reds in 619 days after a long spell on the sidelines following a knee injury in 2014.

Here is a selection of the best Twitter reaction from the professionals, past and present, in chronological order to Flanagan’s much-anticipated return from injury.

Former Liverpool goalkeeper Brad Jones is thrilled for his old team-mate:

Ex-Republic of Ireland international John Aldridge lists Flanagan’s comeback as one of the positives from the game:

Another former Liverpool player who knows all about knee injuries is Rob Jones:

Flanagan’s team-mate Joe Gomez wrote:

Ex-Liverpool captain Phil Thompson had a special message for the defender:

Finally, Middlesbrough defender Craig Gardener sends a message to the returning Liverpool defender:

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