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Liverpool's Agger insists Wilshere tackle was 50-50

Liverpool and Denmark defender Daniel Agger has defended his tackle on Jack Wilshere which left the Arsenal and England man with a broken foot. Agger caught Wilshere on the foot with a heavy challenge during England's 1-0 win over Denmark on Wednesday night.

"It was 50-50. You have to go for those challenges," Agger told the Daily Mirror.

"I was going for the ball and I think I got the ball, but the referee didn't." England boss Roy Hodgson absolved Agger of any blame for the injury.

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