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Agger, who made 232 appearances for the Reds across an eight-year spell, has been hugely impressed with the impact the world's most expensive centre-back has had at Anfield.
Agger moved to Anfield from boyhood club Brondby in 2006 and played 232 times for the Reds, winning the League Cup in 2012, but his time on Merseyside was beset by a number of injury problems.
Agger, 29, moved to Anfield in 2006 from Brondby for [euro]7.6million and will return to the club where he began.
However, Wenger is now light on centre-backs after club captain Thomas Vermaelen joined Barcelona in a deal worth EeAu15 million, prompting speculation that he is set to make a bid for Agger. The Dane is set for a season on the sidelines at Anfield after Brendan Rodgers splashed the cash on Southampton's Dejan Lovren, and with Martin Skrtel and Mamadou Sakho also competing for a place, Agger is seeking an exit before the end of the summer transfer window.
Benitez brought Agger to Anfield in 2006 and is keen to be reunited with the Denmark centre-half in Italy.
Reds defender Agger sees no reason why the England Under-21 regular - who scored in Saturday's 3-0 Barclays Premier League win at Southampton - cannot take it all in his stride.
Agger subsequently found himself on the bench for the games against Sunderland, Crystal Palace, Newcastle, West Brom and Arsenal before being given the chance to show what he can do against Fulham.
The Premier League champions have been heavily linked with Agger as Roberto Mancini grows increasingly impatient at the lack of new faces this summer.
Rodgers confirmed the Anfield outfit have dismissed a bid - believed to be in the region of pounds 22m - from Premier League champions City for Agger.
Agger nasi cells arise from the anterior ethmoid sinus.
Agger has been linked with a move to Milan after reports suggested contract talks between the Reds and the player had reached an impasse.