Ex-Liverpool star Dirk Kuyt stokes the rivalry with Manchester City ahead of their Anfield showdown, insisting the £100m they paid for Jack Grealish is ‘three times the value of what he’s really worth’
- Dirk Kuyt has slammed the record British transfer fee paid for Jack Grealish
- Kuyt has claimed Grealish is really only worth one-third of his £100m fee
- Liverpool face title rivals Manchester City at Anfield on Sunday
Former Liverpool star Dirk Kuyt has slammed the record British transfer fee paid by Manchester City for Jack Grealish.
The Premier League rivals meet at Anfield on Sunday with the Reds seeking to strike an early blow in the title race.
And Kuyt has stoked the rivalry by claiming Grealish is really only worth one-third of his £100million fee.
Manchester City triggered Jack Grealish’s £100m release clause to sign him from Aston Villa
He told the Daily Mirror: ‘The hype and success of the Premier League has an effect on the players’ values.
‘Just look at the price tags on them these days.
‘Jack Grealish went for £100m to City. That’s three times the value of what he’s really worth.’
Former Liverpool star Dirk Kuyt has slammed the £100m transfer fee paid for Jack Grealish
The England star joined this summer when the Premier League champions triggered his Aston Villa release clause.
The Dutch ace, a firm Kop favourite during his six-year stint at Anfield, said almost every player in England suffers in the market because their fees are inflated.
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