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LIVERPOOL DEFENCE REMINISCENT OF BENITEZ DAYS

The recent announcement of Virgil Van Dirk as the best player in the UEFA Champions League has brought into fore what is a formidable Liverpool defence.

The Dutchman is the leader of the backline that is considered the best in England and arguably the best in Europe. Jurgen Klopp has built a backline that is adept at keeping the ball from the goal and capable of creating and scoring chances.

This brings comparison with the Liverpool team under Rafa Benitez. Looking at the goalkeeping position we can say Alisson is arguably better than Pepe Reina on the evidence of his impact on the defence and his spectacular year.

The 26-year-old won the best goalkeeper awards in Copa America, Champions League and Golden Glove in the Premier League.  It is easy to forget that Reina won the Golden Glove three times in an era of world-class stoppers like Edwin Van Der Sar and PetrCech.

Benitez trusted left-back was John Arne Risse who was an attacking threat bombing forward but was not so good defensively. Andrew Robertson trumps him in this regard as the Scottish ace is capable of attacking and defending in equal proportion.

The right-back position is harder to determine as although Trent Alexander-Arnold offers plenty attacking, he is a liability on defence. Benitez had Arbeloa who was sound defensively but poor in the attack.

The centre back positions are the hardest to pick with Klopp possessing Van Dirk who is the best defender in world football supported by Joel Matip. Matip is a quality player and has shown the capacity to support Van Dirk.

Benitez had the rock of Daniel Agger and Martin Skrtel. Agger was the calmer defender with the Dane possessing excellent ball passing skills while Skrtel was brute power and a hard tackler.  The choice is yours to pick which you prefer.

“I am a Big Fan of Virgil Van Dijk!” Says Retired Liverpool Star Daniel Agger

Who knew that retired Liverpool defender Daniel Agger would be a fan of the famous Dutch center-back player of the club- Virgil van Dijk? Daniel was recently found commenting that apart from all strength and skills that Virgil possesses, his leadership qualities stand out more important and admirable. Daniel said that keeping in mind Virgil’s play this season, his performance as a leader has been most appreciable. The review from Agger who retired three years ago is certainly valuable, as he is no less than a Liverpool legend from his time.

Daniel said that post-retirement, he always wished for the club to be succeeded by great players. He said that Liverpool needs to have players who are not just talented defenders and great footballers, but also great leaders on whom the club can rely upon. Only then, the legacy that the club deserves and needs will be passed on by the successors that are worthy of the club’s name. He said that Dijk has a remarkable character and that is very essential when one is a part of a team and it makes him admire the center-back player’s skills as a guide and leader, apart from his game.
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LIVERPOOL LEGEND THANKS FANS AFTER RETURN

Liverpool recently played a friendly against the AC Milan legends in a repeat of the 2005 finals of the Champions League at Anfield as part of a charity match. The game ended 3-2 in favour of the Reds as Steven Gerard turn back the years to score a late winner for his team.

One player that Liverpool fans loved for his warrior mentality and effort during his time at the club was Daniel Agger. The 34-year-old played 242 games for the Reds and was widely applauded by the home support during the game.
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LIVERPOOL SHOW HEART TO PUT PRESSURE ON CITY

The Premier League race has been unpredictable this season as Liverpool and Manchester City have taken turns at the top of the summit. The Anfield side looking to win it for the first time in almost 30 years have been consistent in their performances this campaign.

However, despite losing just once this season, they found themselves four points behind on Sunday ahead of their clash at home to Burnley. Within the first few minutes, Burnley struck directly from a cornerkick with stopper Allison fouled by Burnley players during the process.
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Daniel Agger Has Now Revealed That The Challenge Of Alam Shah Of Singapore Was One Of “Career Changing”

Daniel Agger, the former defender of Liverpool disclosed that the challenge given to him from Noh Alam Shah of Singapore was the beginning of his injury problems that forced him to retire from the game of football and that so at the age of 31 years only.

Rafael Benitez easily took the team of Liverpool to the continent of Asia in the year 2009 in order to play against the team of Thailand and a Select XI of Singapore as part of their preparations of pre-season.
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Daniel Agger, Expresses His Nostalgia For Anfield

Daniel Agger, the former center-back at Liverpool, has expressed his Nostalgia for Anfield. Retiring at a very young age has indeed left him with a great sense of loss. He misses the playground at Anfield, his team-mates for the ultimate match against the German giants, Bayern Munich. Now, that he is retired and resides in Spain, confesses in liverpoolfc.com that the hardest part of his ‘now’ is to reproducing football elsewhere.

All he can do is watch the guys play, who, he used to play with once. He hasn’t touched football in a while since the trip to Sydney that he had made the last year. Daniel Agger also added that it is more of the atmosphere and the environment and he wants to just be in the game and get the feeling that he is playing for some motive.
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