Where is Martin Laursen now?
An Aston Villa legend and former club captain, Martin Laursen was forced to retire from playing in 2009 at the age of 31 after a number of knee problems.
A rock at the heart of the Villa defence alongside Olof Mellborg, Laursen could have undergone another major operation but opted to hang up his boots instead.
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Upon retiring from playing Laursen worked as a pundit on Danish television station TV2 for Champions League and Danish national team matches.
He also spent eight months gaining coaching experience at Danish third tier side BSV (Sollerod-Vedbaek).
However, Laursen left the club to concentrate on bringing up his small children, but he has vowed to return to the game in a coaching capacity when they are older.
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Martin Laursen: Premier League Statistics
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