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Liverpool Owner Defends British Transfer Fees

Liverpool owner John W Henry denies they paid over the odds for their British signings.

Liverpool owner John W Henry has denied they paid over the odds for their British signings.

The Reds paid close to £80million for Andy Carroll, Jordan Henderson, Charlie Adam and Stewart Downing with some questioning the price of the players. But Henry told the Telegraph:

“Everyone seemed to think that Liverpool was over-valuing British players this summer. But when the Premier League has the whole world to choose players from and there is a substantial homegrown rule, British players are going to be highly valued. Look at the prices paid this year for Conor Wickham and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

“At Liverpool we have purchased each player for a different reason. It doesn’t mean we are going to solve all of our issues in one season, but we are headed in the right direction.”

Submitted by Football Friends


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  1. colmanjacklfc

    August 30, 2011 at 2:41 pm

    This is the main reason why John W Henry is in charge he knows the prices of players and wants to win everything.Personally im hoping we can bring in adam johnson from man city and daniel sturridge chelsea before window shuts tomorrow evening which will involve raul meireles going to chelsea.

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