Nigh-on £40million was spent on two (that’s two) players, neither of whom can even drink alcohol in America. Neither of whom would cost a combined £10million if they had been born anywhere but here.
But, if you can afford it, why not.
Obviously Liverpool and Manyoo have paid for more than just their abilities now. Buying a 19/20 year-old is a long-term investment, especially if they’re obviously talented like messrs Jones and Henderson. But if you look at the players on the continent going for similar prices, the value for money certainly ain’t here. Continue reading