Liverpool defender Daniel Agger has cast uncertainty over his future at Anfield by claiming he doesn't know whether he remain at the club in the near-future.
The Denmark international was denied the chance to join Barcelona in the summer after the Reds turned down a bid reported in the region of £17m for his services.
Agger has been a central figure for Brendan Rodgers since his move to Liverpool as manager in the summer of 2012, making 35 starts in the Premier League last season before starting four of the club's first five league games this term.
But the 28 year old has put unnecessary strain on his relationship with the club hierarchy by first distancing himself from the decision that saw a move to Barcelona blocked and then by hinting he may not remain on Merseyside much longer.
"[The decision to reject Barcelona] was up to the club. The club would not sell me, and it was so. We can always talk about [that] again later," he told Ekstrabladet.
"I do not know [if I will leave Liverpool], right now I have two-and-a-half years left on my contract and I intend to fulfil my contract.
"I'm glad at Liverpool and playing well. We have a great team, and if I can win something it will be great. Liverpool is a huge club."
A rib injury suffered in the gym ruled him out of the trip to Swansea City in September, before he was substituted in the defeat to Southampton with a reoccurrence of the same injury.
Rodgers' options at the back means that Kolo Toure, Mamadou Sakho and Andre Wisdom have all filled in when required but Agger's start for Denmark in the 2-2 draw with Italy on Friday suggests he is back to full fitness.
After revealing that Liverpool turned down an advance from Barcelona in the summer, Agger sought to take the positives from the bid but his latest comments suggest some regret in the deal eventually falling through.
"Overall you have to think that it [Barcelona's interest] is a positive," Agger said in August.
"It is a positive that someone likes what you are doing. When a club such as Barcelona think that then it is a boost and for that I am pleased.
"I am not going to deny that but that doesn't mean that anything [a move] happens."