Gary Gardner sends message to Jon Flanagan on Twitter

Jon Flanagan has signed a new contract with Liverpool.

Aston Villa-owned Nottingham Forest midfielder Gary Gardner has taken to social networking site Twitter to congratulate Jon Flanagan on signing a new contract with Liverpool.

Flanagan has put pen to paper on a new long-term deal with Premier League outfit Liverpool.

Gardner is happy for the 23-year-old full-back and has congratulated him on Twitter, and so has Oldham Athletic central defender Anthony Gerrard, cousin of Liverpool legend Steve Gerrard.

Flanagan is a very promising young defender, but his progress in recent years have been impeded by injury.

However, it seems that Liverpool have huge faith in the England international, and that manager Jurgen Klopp considers him as part of his future plans.

The Merseyside outfit are eighth in the Premier League table at the moment with 44 points from 28 matches.

The Reds will return to action on Sunday afternoon when they take on Southampton away from home at St. Mary’s Stadium in the league.

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