Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson sends message to Jon Flanagan

The Reds skipper offers his congratulations to the right-back.

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson has moved to congratulate young right-back Jon Flanagan after earning a contract extension with the Anfield club.

The 23-year-old, whose existing deal was set to expire this summer, put pen to paper on a fresh three-year deal on Merseyside, potentially tying him to his boyhood club until 2019.

For Flanagan, it is light at the end of the tunnel, having endured an injury-ravaged last two years with Liverpool.

The highly-rated defender returned to action after 619 days out with a knee problem in the FA Cup replay at Exeter back in January, making four appearances since then.

Midfielder Henderson took to Instagram to congratulate his team-mate, writing: Well done mate! Thoroughly deserved!"


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One of those appearances was against Manchester City in the Premier League at Anfield two weeks ago.

There, Flanagan reminded Liverpool fans of his passion with a hard tackle on ex-Red Raheem Sterling - a crunching challenge which Henderson applauded during the match.

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