After recording the third-worst goals conceded record in the Premier League’s top nine last season and only ten clean sheets, Brendan Rodgers has sought to bolster his Liverpool defence with the acquisition of Southampton centre-half Dejan Lovren.

The highly-rated Croatia international officially moved to Anfield last month in a £20million deal, but it remains to be seen just how he’ll fit into the Reds’ starting XI.

The underlying question being which Liverpool centre-back would partner him best? Kolo Toure is now largely considered a reserve option, leaving it a choice between three defenders – Daniel Agger, Martin Skrtel and Mamadou Sakho.

There’s certainly some debate to be had, with each centre-back representing rather different styles and individual strengths and weaknesses.

And being the renowned mass debaters we are at Football Fancast, this article takes a look at all three.

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