Tuesday, 26th August, 2014

Daniel Agger is frustrated with constant injury niggles which he feels are undermining his chances of securing a regular first team spot at Liverpool, as well as being unhappy with instantly being dropped when an injury strikes.

The Denmark international is currently out through a knee injury and has watched on as that has handed the advantage to his defensive rivals Martin Skrtel and Dejan Lovren, who started Liverpool's 3-1 defeat at Manchester City last night.

And Agger believes injuries have played a big part in him slipping out of the starting eleven, pointing to a particular example last term, ahead of a match with West Ham, also adding that the side quickly changes to lock him out, even if he has been part of a winning team prior to his niggle.

"I have had many minor injuries at completely the wrong times and I must realise that it is difficult to change the team when it wins", Agger told the Jyllands-Posten.


"I'm not frustrated about that. I am because of the way it happened and how it is handled.


"We had, for example, won six to seven times in a row with me in the team, and then I was absent from training for two days leading up to a match against West Ham because I had knee problems.

"Therefore, I didn't play in the match and so then I was out of the team."

Agger has been linked with leaving Liverpool this summer, amid strong competition for a starting spot in the centre of defence.

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