Liverpool & Manchester United To Fight Over Dutch Starlet?

Ollie Irish

14th, October 2010

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By Ollie Irish

Ibrahim Afellay: Like if Jermaine Jenas and Cristiano Ronaldo had a lovechild

PSV Eindhoven midfielder Ibrahim Afellay fancies a move to England. The 24-year-old, who scored twice for the Netherlands against Sweden earlier this week, says he would be interested in a transfer to either Liverpool or Man Utd. There’s no doubt he has immense talent and his stock has never been higher.

Afellay said: “Playing in the Premier League would be best for my prestige. I’d like to play for Liverpool or Manchester United, the top-level prospect for any player.”

He could sign a pre-contract agreement with either English club as soon as January 1, as his contract with PSV expires at the end of the season.

However, I think Ibra needs to reassess just how “top-level” Liverpool are these days.

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  1. C says:

    Don’t be so harsh Ollie, Liverpool will be at least 12th come January :P

  2. hollis says:

    Afellay may need to reassess just how top level he is. Averages 4-5 goals a season for PSV, and 3 assists over his entire club career.

  3. dc says:

    NO MORE WINGERS. DEFENDERS. DE. FEN. DERS. not taking sides, but between both those team, theres a need for new signings for every defensive position save Vidic and Evra’s (possibly pool’s CB’s if they can get a pair of solid performances between Kyrg, Skrt and Agger). The last thing either of these teams need is a shitty winger who managed to have a good game against an apathetic Sweden.

  4. dennis says:

    hollis
    Afellay played as a defensive midfielder last year, which meant he scored less, he did have 5 assists. The year before that, in a more attacking midfield role he scored 14 times. This year he’s already on 4 in the league.

    With PSV he plays as a midfielder whereas in the Dutch national team he plays as a winger.

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