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Agger seeks Liverpool stay

ESPN staff
August 13, 2012
Daniel Agger has voiced his wish to stay Liverpool © Getty Images

Daniel Agger has expressed his desire to stay at Liverpool, although the Danish defender admits his Anfield future is the hands of the club.

Agger, 27, has been strongly linked with a move to Premier League champions Manchester City, while Spanish giants Barcelona are also in the running for his signature.

Reds boss Brendan Rodgers last week hinted Agger's time at Anfield may be up by admitting "every player has his price" and the centre-back's Liverpool career has been plunged into further doubt with news that City are believed to be preparing a third bid after seeing two reported bids rejected.

However, Agger, currently on international duty with Denmark ahead of Wednesday's friendly with Slovenia, claims he knows nothing of City's interest and remains hopeful he will be plying his trade on Merseyside this season.

When asked about his future, Agger told Ekstra Bladet: "No, I haven't heard anything. That is how the club wants to do it. I would prefer to stay.

"I can't imagine playing for other clubs in England. But, you never know if the club prefers to sell me."

Agger has recently had the initials of the famous Reds song 'You'll Never Walk Alone' tattooed onto his knuckles, but he insists it has connection with his current predicament.

"It has nothing to do with my current situation. It is a gesture towards the Kop, towards Liverpool and towards the people around the club."

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