Liverpool legend Hansen big fan of Agger, Skrtel partnership

Liverpool legend Alan Hansen has hailed the defensive pairing of Dan Agger and Martin Skrtel.

Liverpool legend Alan Hansen has hailed the defensive pairing of Dan Agger and Martin Skrtel.

Their performances mean Liverpool currently boast the second strongest defence in the Premier League, having conceded just two more goals than table-toppers Manchester City.

Hansen told LFC Magazine: "The partnership between Skrtel and Agger is developing into one of the best in the league. There's a nice balance between the two; they complement each other so, so well.

"Everybody has always recognised that Agger is top class with the potential to be world class. He's been relatively free of injury this season and that has enabled him to prove it.

"Especially over the last six months, Skrtel has been simply outstanding. He's back to his very best. He's got the strength, the pace and his judgement in the air has been almost perfect. It's magnificent to watch when you see a defender like that so desperate to keep a clean sheet."

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