Liverpool’s Flanagan charged with assault
An English professional footballer, Jon Flanagan, who plays for English Premier League club Liverpool, was charged with assault following an incident in the city centre last Friday, police said on Wednesday.
The 24-year-old Liverpool defender was questioned by the police after being arrested in the early hours of Dec. 22.
He was released on conditional bail ahead of an appearance in a magistrates’ court on Jan. 2.
“We will be making no further comment on the matter while the process is ongoing with the relevant authorities,” Liverpool’s spokesperson told