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Agger hails vast improvement

September 15, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff

Liverpool defender Daniel Agger believes the club's current squad is "miles apart" when compared with last season's crop.

Dan Agger
GettyImagesDan Agger is pleased with the side's improvements

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The Reds endured a difficult time in the 2010-11 campaign under former manager Roy Hodgson, who was ultimately sacked in January and replaced with current boss Kenny Dalglish.

The Scot guided the club to a sixth-placed finish in the Premier League and over the summer Dalglish bolstered his squad with a number of recruits, including Stewart Downing, Charlie Adam, Jose Enrique and Craig Bellamy.

"The coaching staff are helping," Agger told "If you look at the squad now, it looks really, really strong with so many good players so I think it is good for us to have the belief to go forward and win games. We definitely have that now and if you compare it to last season, I think we're miles apart."

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