Originally written on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 1/10/14
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Liverpool central defender Daniel Agger has confirmed he will be on the sidelines for around a month with a calf strain. The Denmark international sustained the injury in the closing stages of Sunday's 2-0 FA Cup third-round win over Oldham at Anfield. "Disappointed with my injury! But I hope to be back strong within 4 weeks! Thanks for all the supporting tweets," the 29-year-old wrote on Twitter. Agger's absence is a blow to Reds boss Brendan Rodgers whose injury list was showing welcome signs of easing. However, Agger's unavailability will be offset by the progress made by Mamadou Sakho's recovery from a hamstring strain ahead of Sunday's Premier League trip to Stoke while striker Daniel Sturridge is back in full training having been out since the end of November with a sprained ankle. Captain Steven Gerrard played 77 minutes against Oldham to add to the half an hour he had coming off the bench against Hull four days previously to show he had fully recovered from a hamstring ...
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