Liverpool full back Flanno heads out on loan

Liverpool's 23 year old full back and local lad, Jon Flanagan, has completed a season long loan deal to newly promoted Premier League side Burnley.

The deal has been in the offing for several weeks, with the initial interest coming before the reds tour of the United States - which led to Flanagan not travelling.

Flanagan eventually signed a new 3 year contract with Liverpool last March after making a tentative comeback from an injury plagued 18 months.

Flanagan joins Burnley on loan

'Flanno' has made a total of 50 appearances for the reds - with 25 of them in the impressive 2013-14 season - before his injury nightmare began.

He underwent a knee operation in September 2014 and then another operation in March 2015.  He was handed a years contract extension whilst he continued his recovery.

It was almost the beginning of January 2016, under Klopp, that he finally returned to full first team training and added 8 appearances to his tally over the remaining months of the season.

Liverpool are now looking increasingly short in both full back positions, with Klopp suggesting that James Milner will be the primary cover for Moreno, and Alexander-Arnold as cover for Nathaniel Clyne.

Originally the reds first home game of the season was due to be against Burnley - but this was moved to Burnley's stadium due to the ongoing development at Anfield.

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