Liverpool defender facing up to NINE MONTHS on the sidelines after crushing injury blow

first_imgLiverpool defender Jon Flanagan is facing between six to nine months on the sidelines after undergoing knee surgery.The 22-year-old enjoyed an impressive breakthrough campaign for the Reds in 2013/14 but has not played this term after suffering a knee injury in the pre-season tour of America.He recently returned to training and Brendan Rodgers last week suggested the full-back could play a part before the end of the season.But Flanagan has now been forced to go under the knife again and is once more facing a lengthy spell on the sidelines.The setback is a huge blow for the youngster, who is out of contract at Anfield in the summer. 1 Jon Flanagan last_img read more