Alan Hansen is to leave Match of the Day next year, according to a report from one of Britain's most respected sports media journalists.
Former Liverpool defender Hansen has become a household name as chief pundit on the top flight highlights programme for more than 20 years.
But Charles Sale of the Daily Mail claims that next season will be the last for the Scot.
Hansen, who turned 58 two days ago, will leave his job at the BBC after the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, with the Corporation apparently having decided that the programme is in for a "much-needed shake-up".
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