Alan Hansen: Former teammate Graeme Souness gives positive update on Liverpool legend | UK News

Former Liverpool captain and teammate Graeme Souness has given a positive update on his friend and fellow football legend Alan Hansen. The former defender, who played alongside Souness at Liverpool in the 1980s, has been out of the public eye in recent years, leading to speculation about his health and well-being.

But Souness has reassured fans that Hansen is doing well and enjoying his retirement. Speaking to reporters, Souness said, “Alan is in good health and spirits. He’s enjoying his time away from the spotlight and is spending time with his family. He’s always been a private person, so it’s not surprising that he’s not in the public eye as much these days.”

Hansen, who won eight league titles and three European Cups during his time at Liverpool, is widely regarded as one of the greatest defenders in the history of the English game. After retiring from playing, he became a successful television pundit, offering his expert analysis on matches for the BBC.

Despite his success in the media, Hansen has always remained humble and down-to-earth, earning the respect and admiration of fans and colleagues alike. Souness, who also enjoyed a successful career as a player and manager, has nothing but praise for his former teammate.

“Alan was a fantastic player and a great person to have in the dressing room. He was a natural leader and a real inspiration to his teammates. Off the pitch, he was always there to offer advice and support to anyone who needed it. He’s a true gentleman and a true legend of the game,” Souness said.

Fans of Liverpool and football in general will be relieved to hear that Hansen is doing well and enjoying his retirement. While he may no longer be in the public eye as much as he once was, his legacy as one of the greatest defenders of all time will never be forgotten. Alan Hansen may have retired from playing, but his impact on the game will continue to be felt for years to come.