Liverpool’s Daniel Agger denies he’s considered retirement

Liverpool's Daniel Agger denies a report claiming that he has considered retirement during the injury-hit spells of his career

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Daniel Agger joined Liverpool in January 2006 Photo: Football.ua, via Wikimedia

Daniel Agger has rubbished a report claiming that he considered retiring from football due to the Liverpool defender’s fitness woes.

The Denmark international has put his injury frustrations behind him to rack up 35 Premier League appearances this season, which is seven games more than his previous best in 2011-12.

Agger, who arrived in a £6m deal from Brondby in 2006, has contended with a series of setbacks, including back, knee and metatarsal problems, during his Anfield career.

The Denmark captain posted on his Twitter page: “The quotes about my retirement are all wrong!! Been taking out of context. Hope that answer all the questions?:))”

The Reds centre-half, who has scored three Premier League goals this season, was reported to have told Danish newspaper BT that he had “considered ending” his career due to Denmark captain’s injury woes.

“I do not have a long time left,” BT quoted Agger as saying.

“I have considered ending my career some times. I have had some serious injuries, and at times I have considered retiring.

“But right now I am fine.”

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