Former Liverpool midfielder Dietmar Hamann has urged the club to sell Daniel Sturridge this January.
Hamann said he would cash in for as little as £8 million, and says that the striker should have been sold two years ago.
Hamann said that Sturridge is more costly than he is worth to Liverpool due to his lack of game time, frequently impacted by injury.
Sturridge has started just five Premier League matches for Liverpool this season.
I would have sold him a long time ago. Club is asking for too much money, a player who plays 20% of the games is worth 20% of his true value so I'd let him go for £8m probably. He's cost us more than that by not playing https://t.co/vH6qb3W7Wh— Didi Hamann (@DietmarHamann) December 14, 2017
Hamann also expressed his views on under fire midfielders Jordan Henderson and Emre Can.
Asked whether Henderson was a good fit for the number six role in midfield, Hamann gave a straightforward reply.
Quizzed about Emre Can's contract situation, Hamann said Liverpool should not beg him to sign, and if he does not accept terms on a new deal, he too should be sold.
He's ok but certainly not a player I'd beg to sign. Take it or leave it, see ya later https://t.co/pa5iKb3V1P— Didi Hamann (@DietmarHamann) December 14, 2017
Both Emre Can and Jordan Henderson have come in for criticism among fans in recent weeks, and with Naby Keita arriving next summer, the pair are on notice if they do not step up their game.