Transfer News — 17 April 2012

Dirk Kuyt LiverpoolIt seems that Liverpool fan favorite, Dirk Kuyt, is set to leave Anfield Road as he wants more playing time. In summer 2009 and 2010 he was close to moving to Italy as Italian giants Juventus and Inter were after him. At that time he decided to stay at Liverpool next summer he may choose to move on due to the lack of playing time this season. Roma have been monitoring his situation for quite some time but now it seems that German side, Hamburg, are also interested in him. His valuation is of around 6 million euros.

Dirk Kuyt is well known for his versatility as he may play both as a winger and as a forward. Kuyt kick started his professional career at Dutch side FC Utrecht. After five successful years he moved on to Dutch giants, Feyenoord. At Feyenoord he spent three wonderful seasons during which he play a bit more than 100 games and scored over 70 goals. In 2006 he made his big career move to English side, Liverpool. Since his arrival he established himself as an important player and became a fan favorite. Kuyt is also a Dutch international since 2004. He played 85 games and scored 24 goals for the Dutch national side.


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