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Daniel Agger had a good record in front of goal while he was with the Denmark national team for a period of eleven years. The ex-Liverpool and Brondby central defender scored 11 goals in 75 matches for Denmark before he retired in 2016.

Agger played his first game for the Denmark team in June 2005 during a friendly game with Finland in Tampere. He played the entire duration of the game in a 1-0 win. His first goal for the team arrived some months later against Malta in a World Cup qualifier ahead of the tournament in Germany. He was on target in the 6-1 win over Malta but the result eventually counted for nothing after Denmark failed to qualify for the World Cup tournament on German soil.

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Retired Danish player Daniel Agger has lived an extraordinary life outside football since he called it quit as a professional footballer five years ago. Agger stunned a lot of football fans when he made the decision to retire in 2016. His final club turned out to be his boyhood club Brondby in his native Denmark. Daniel Agger started and ended his career at the Danish top division team.

Agger was a Liverpool player between 2006 and 2014 having joined the Reds from Brondby. During his time on Merseyside, the Danish international made almost 250 appearances for the club and was part of the squad that won the Community Shield and the League Cup. He retired from football at the age of 31 after spending two years at Brondby since he returned to Denmark from England.

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There is now a growing trend of immediate past players being selected to anchor the role of management in football clubs in the modern era. In the past, clubs would prefer to go for managers who are already experienced and have been in the game for some time.

However, with recent managerial appointments of the likes of Ole Gunnar Solskjær at Manchester United, Frank Lampard at Chelsea, Steven Gerrard at Rangers, Andrea Pirlo at Juventus, Gennaro Gattuso at AC Milan, and so on, it looks as though clubs want to now place trust in fresh candidates and allow them to show what they're truly capable of.

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Daniel Agger is not a name that the Liverpool fans will forget in a hurry following his meritorious service to the Liverpool cause while the Danish international player was at the club. Daniel Agger became a Liverpool player in January 2006 and he went on to win some trophies at the club before he departed in the summer of 2014. Daniel Agger made 232 appearances for Liverpool in all competitions during his stay at the club. In the Premier League alone, Daniel Agger made 175 appearances for the Reds. The centre back left Liverpool to return to his native Denmark due to family reasons in August 2014. He left the Reds to return back to Brondby in the top flight of club football in his country, Denmark. Daniel Agger didn't have the chance to make his mark at Liverpool in his opening weeks at the club due to several injuries. The injuries limited him to just four appearances for the first team.

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Some Liverpool fans have still not recovered from the abrupt exit of Daniel Agger from the club many years ago. Daniel Agger left Liverpool after eight years to return to boyhood club Brondby seven years ago. Liverpool fans expressed their love and admiration for Daniel Agger last month, when he was celebrated by the official Twitter handle of Liverpool.


Daniel Agger became a Liverpool player in January 2006 and the Reds' Twitter handle celebrated the 15th year anniversary of his arrival. Several Liverpool fans reacted to the anniversary tweet from the club as ex-manager Brendan Rodgers was not spared for his part in the sale of the former Danish international defender.
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Former Liverpool defender has recently opened up on when he asked former manager Brendan Rodgers to be sold to Barcelona in 2014. The ex-defender said he was seriously pleading with Brendan Rodgers to allow him to leave Liverpool then in favor of a move to the Camp Nou in the 2014 summer transfer window after he was fed up with life at Anfield.


The former Denmark international defender was reportedly in tears and tendered in a transfer request after he heard of Barcelona's interest in signing him. He never moved to Barcelona though, as a move was blocked by both Rodgers and the club.
The reason for the failed transfer was that Liverpool were short of defenders and needed every defensive option they had as they were short of time to bring in a replacement if they had allowed anyone leave the club.
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Liverpool signed Daniel Agger from Brondbyat the start of 2006 for a £6m fee and only few would have predicted that the ex-Danish international would endear himself to supporters on and off the pitch. The Reds made him the most expensive defender in their history with the transfer from Denmark. He had spent two years in the first team at Brondby. He became an instant hit at Liverpool as he justified every penny spent on his transfer. Spanish tactician Rafael Benitez was the Reds manager that masterminded his move to the Premier League.


On what made him an instant hit on and off the pitch at Liverpool, Daniel Agger revealed in one of his interviews via planet football that he felt he belonged at a big club like Liverpool. Agger became a cult hero as a result of his performances for the club. In his first year at Liverpool, Daniel Agger helped the club win the FA Cup title at the expense of West Ham United whom the Reds beat on penalties in addition to the Community Shield.He would have enjoyed more success as a Liverpool player if not for his numerous injury problems. He had to take painkillers on numerous occasions to help him through games while he was at Anfield.
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Former Liverpool and Denmark defender Daniel Agger may no longer play for the Reds, but he appears to still hold the club close to his heart. The Kop legend makes post from time to time about his playing days at Merseyside, with the most recent one affirming the club's position in his heart.


The former Red recently took to Instagram to upload a picture of himself wearing a Liverpool kit and included the caption "Take me back to 2014." The caption strongly indicates that he wishes he was still playing for the club he joined as a 21-year-old from Danish Superliga outfit Brøndby IF.
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Manchester United have attempted to make a last-minute ditch to hijack Arsenal's move for Lille defender Gabriel Magalhaes. The Brazilian enjoyed a fruitful 2019-2020 campaign, playing 34 times and helping his team to a fourth-place finish in the French topflight.
Gabriel has been attracting interest from across Europe. Lille president Gerard Lopez has confirmed he will be departing the club, he stated that he will not be playing for the club in the 2020-2021 campaign. Amid the rush of speculation that met this revelation, it was revealed earlier this week that the Gunners had won the race for his signature.
According to a report from Gianluca di Marzio, Manchester United have joined and remain in the hunt. United are said to have tabled a rival bid for the defender in a bid to topple what the Gunners have offered. United spent a world-record fee on a centre-back Harry Maguire last season but there are still questions asked of his partnership with Victor Lindelof.

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Daniel Agger was really close to signing his dream contract with Barcelona FC back in 2012. The giants from Spain were quite interested to take up vice-captain from Denmark who also played for Liverpool FC and he repeated this fact while talking about his contract with Barcelona which was very clear. But now Daniel Agger, tells about the days when he was very close to signing a piece of paper for Spain, but Messi and his company was finally chosen for staying at the club of his heart. He was only 28 years of age then when he clearly said to Liverpool that he wanted to go to Barcelona and if they had to sell him, then they would have to sell him to a club of his liking.

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