Jon Flanagan sends message to Liverpool supporters after Anfield return
Liverpool defender Jon Flanagan takes to Twitter upon his return from a long spell on the sidelines
Jon Flanagan has thanked Liverpool fans for their reception after he made his return from injury in Wednesday’s 3-0 win against Exeter City.
The 23-year-old full-back ended a 619-day stretch on the sidelines in Liverpool’s FA Cup third-round replay at Anfield on Wednesday night.
Flanagan replaced Connor Randall in the 51st-minute to help Jurgen Klopp’s side ease to victory and set up a fourth-round clash against West Ham United at Anfield.
The Liverpool defender stated that he won’t forget his reception on Wednesday night after making his much-anticipated comeback from a knee injury.
Buzzing to be back 😁. What a reception I received, one I will never forget, fantastic 🙌🏼 YNWA
— jon flanagan (@jon_flan93) January 20, 2016
Joe Allen broke the deadlock against Exeter in the first half to calm Liverpool nerves in the FA Cup third-round replay.
Sheyi Ojo scored his first Reds goal on his Anfield debut with 16 minutes remaining to put the replay’s outcome out of doubt.
Portuguese player Joao Teixeira completed the victory with a late goal in front of The Kop.