Rafa won't risk Agger

18 September 2009 09:38
// A bit of a hack but it works// The article snippet is wrapped onto a second line, even when #article-sub is emptyif( $("div#article-sub").children().length == 0 ) {$("div#article-sub").remove();} Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez has revealed he will not take any risks with Daniel Agger's fitness.[LNB] Agger is close to returning to action after undergoing a minor back operation last month.[LNB]The Dane has yet to feature this season due to the problem, but Benitez believes the classy central defender could be back in action next week.[LNB]Liverpool's injury problems are easing with Fabio Aurelio making his first appearance of the campaign as a late substitute against Debrecen in midweek and other long-term absentee Alberto Aquilani set to start training in the next few weeks.[LNB]"Aurelio is now ready for a comeback, Mascherano is also over his problem while Danny Agger is very close to a return and (Alberto) Aquilani is also getting close to being involved in full training," said Benitez.[LNB]"When the majority of our squad are fit, we can manage games with more confidence.[LNB]"Agger is a risk, he could play now, but he has been out for a long time and we have to be careful with him. But I believe that next week he could be available."[LNB]

Source: SKY_Sports