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GUARDIAN – Daniel Agger pays for Denmark team to go to Homeless World Cup in Chile

Former Liverpool defender covers shortfall for teams trip Charity: There is no substitute for class, and Daniel has it Agger left Anfield to return to old club Brondby last monthThe former Liverpool defender Daniel Agger has paid for Denmark to send a team to the Homeless World Cup in Chile.Agger, who left Liverpool last month to return to his old club Brondby, covered a 2,100 shortfall in funding after being approached by organisers, allowing the squad to make the journey. Continue reading…

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GUARDIAN – Football transfer rumours: Juventus to sign Liverpools Glen Johnson?

Todays rumours are feeling molto frescoItaly is fast becoming a safe haven for Englands full-backs. Ashley Cole couldnt get a look in at Chelsea last season and jumped ship to Roma in the summer. Hes looking right at home (even if, at the age of 33, he hasnt got the hang of the suit-and-tie thing theyve got going on over there). Micah Richards packed some last-minute luggage and made haste to Fiorentina after hearing they were actually willing to let him on a competitive football pitch. Now Glen Johnson is considering a switch to Juventus, much to the devastation of many Liverpool fans.Johnson is out of contract club in the summer, but instead of leaving Liverpool on a free, could be sold on the cheap in January, with manager Brendan Rodgers reportedly keen to get his 110,000-a-week wages off the books. With Alberto Moreno emerging as first-choice at left-back, Javi Manquillo at right-back, and with Jon Flanagan set to return from injury, Johnson could already be considered surplus to requirements. Continue reading…

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