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Alan Hansen

Alan David Hansen is currently a TV football pundit for the BBC. He previously played football professionally, most famously for Liverpool, with whom he won eight League titles and three European Cups in the 1980s.
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I think when people talk about ambition and talking to him, it might have seemed that he wasn't ambitious.

Alan Hansen

What I always do is just look at the players, look at the best 11 they can put on the pitch.

Alan Hansen

I don't expect to see them in the top six but I think of all the teams that have come up in previous seasons, I think Manchester City are the biggest club.

Alan Hansen

I think if you are coming into the Premiership from the First Division you have got to be able to generate revenue.

Alan Hansen

When George Graham was there they complained, harking back to better days, but I think that's a fantasy.

Alan Hansen

Obviously next season they will start afresh and the problems they've had will hopefully have gone away for them.

Alan Hansen

I think the reality is that, that money was probably badly spent.

Alan Hansen

Even though they won't finish in the top four this season, they will still be of the contenders next season.

Alan Hansen

These guys live and breathe football; they get something out of going to the training ground every day.

Alan Hansen

Manchester City have been in the doldrums for a while, they came up and went straight back down again.

Alan Hansen

Potentially he could be. He scored the goal four years ago in France against Argentina that was extraordinary.

Alan Hansen

The media want the stories and the television companies want the stories and the papers want the story and means that it is everyday.

Alan Hansen

The manager says that he's under no pressure to sell. They have had a tough time this season on and off the pitch.

Alan Hansen

If you are coming up, to stay up, you have got to be a big club and there's no doubt about that at Manchester City.

Alan Hansen

I've watched the current squad three or four times and I think that survival will be the first aim, but Keegan has got this way about him.

Alan Hansen

I don't think anyone enjoyed it. Apart from the people who watched it.

Alan Hansen

It's incredible considering the public perception that he was tight fisted and he was more than prudent, and lacked ambition to take Tottenham to where the fans wanted them to be.

Alan Hansen

If you come up and are struggling after three months you need the money to be able to buy somebody who can give you a bit of impetus.

Alan Hansen

In '82 Brazil showed that you can't win the World Cup without a solid defense.

Alan Hansen

I played against the Brazilians in '82, who were definitely the best team never to have won the World Cup.

Alan Hansen

Everybody likes Brazil and we want the Brazilians to come out.

Alan Hansen

He's sharp, he can score and he doesn't worry about missing.

Alan Hansen

We got stuffed 4-1, but it was just great to play against, it was like an education. You think you are half good and then you go and play against a side like that!

Alan Hansen

The Italians are very strong defensively. They showed in Euro 2000 how good defensively they are.

Alan Hansen

The boy can do anything, but to be the star of the World Cup you have got to get to the final and win it!

Alan Hansen
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