English players prices ‘a joke’
MANCHESTER — Former England captain Rio Ferdinand has questioned the value of English players in the transfer market.
Ferdinand, 36, retired from football in May and was the world’s most expensive defender when he joined Manchester United for £29.1m in 2002.
“English players are so overpriced right now it’s a joke,” he said.
However, England internationals such as James Milner and Tom Cleverley have agreed deals with Liverpool and Everton