Inter set sights on unsettled Liverpool defender Daniel Agger - report

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European champions Inter are reportedly interested in acquiring the services of Liverpool defender Daniel Agger during the winter transfer window.

Nerazzurri coach Rafael Benitez wants to use the 25-year-old as an alternative to current centre-back pairing Lucio and Walter Samuel, according to the Daily Mail. The Dane has been at the centre of some controversy in recent days, after quotes attributed to him — which he now insists were used out of context — seemed to criticise the methods of new Reds boss, and Benitez's successor, Roy Hodgson.

Agger has a contract in place with the Reds which ties him to the club until June 2014, but has not been a regular starter in his preferred centre-back position since Hodgson's arrival.

Juventus were also reportedly interested in the defender in the summer transfer window, but after recent events a figure of approximately €9 million (£7.6m) could be enough to see Agger reunite with his former coach.

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