Clarets Sign Liverpool Full-Back

Burnley Sign Flanagan From Liverpool on Loan

Burnley Football Club have this afternoon confirmed the signing of Jon Flanagan on a season-long loan from Liverpool Football Club. The versatile full-back, is one of the most promising talents to emerge from the Reds’ Academy in recent years.

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Flanagan made his Liverpool debut aged just eighteen and by then he had already earned call-ups to the England U19s and U21 squads. By the end of the 2013-14 season, following some excellent performances for Liverpool he was named in England’s standby World Cup squad and earned a first international cap in a friendly against Ecuador.

Flanagan’s incredible rise was halted when he suffered a knee injury the following season, but after penning a contract extension at Anfield in May 2015.  He has now returned to the Liverpool side for the second half of the 2015/16 season, but is looking to regain his form with a season loan move.

Flanagan becomes the Clarets third summer signing and adds strength to the defensive positions ahead of the upcoming Premier League campaign.

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