Daniel Agger might be moving to Newcastle in the summer

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There are media reports that Newcastle might be considering Daniel Agger in order to strengthen their defence.

Indeed, it has been the leaky defence that has caused Newcastle to lose matches last season and the Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez will be keen to find quality players to improve it. The defensive problems have been evident since the start of last season, but Newcastle failed to address it in the January transfer window.

Rafael Benitez had worked with Daniel Agger when he was at Liverpool. He signed him from . They managed to reach the Champions League final the same year and Daniel Agger played quite well.

Agger has a good experience of English football and above all has tremendous experience that may be helpful to help Newcastle mount a serious promotion push. He has already worked with Benitez before, and he will be familiar the manager’s playing style. Furthermore, Agger is a natural leader and will definitely add some much-needed aggressiveness to Newcastle backline that has been quite passive at times.

However, Rafael Benitez has yet to confirm whether he will be the Newcastle manager next season. There were reports that he had signed for Newcastle under the condition that the will be staying in the Premier League and had a release clause in his contract if ever the club gets relegated. But Newcastle fans will be hoping that the Spanish manager changed his mind and stay with them in the long run. Indeed, he is one of the most experienced managers that the club has had for a few years and will definitely be a valuable asset if Newcastle want to return to the Premier League.