KUYT BAGS FIRST SENIOR MANAGERIAL JOB

Dutchman Dirk Kuyt has bagged his first senior managerial role after he was named the ADO Den Haag manager this week. His managerial appointment was confirmed by the Dutch club on Thursday. Dirk Kuyt takes up his maiden senior managerial job four years after he retired from football at boyhood team Quick Boys. He went to Quick Boys shortly after helping Feyenoord win the Dutch Eredivisie title in 2017.
ADO Den Haag have previously been in the Dutch Eredivisie. At the moment, they are in the Dutch EersteDivisie which is the second tier of club football in the Netherlands.

KUYT DELIGHTED WITH VERSATILE MANE

Dutchman Dirk Kuyt has been impressed with how versatile Sadio Mane has been for Liverpool this season. The former Liverpool forward praised Mane on how he has been able to transform himself into a centre forward to accommodate Luis Diaz on the left side of the attack while speaking on the This Is Anfield YouTube channel.

LIVERPOOL: KUYT IS JEALOUS OF DIAZ

Former Liverpool forward Dirk Kuyt has confessed that he's jealous of new signing Luis Diaz and that the Colombian international has made a big impression on him since his transfer from FC Porto during the winter transfer window.

KUYT GUTTED OVER CUP FINAL OMISSION

Retired Dutch international Dirk Kuyt has said that he was gutted over his omission from the 2012Carabao Cup final clash with Welsh team Cardiff City. Dirk Kuyt reflected on the 2012 Carabao Cup final in his column with the Liverpool website just before the 2022 edition of the Carabao Cup final between the Reds and Premier League rivals Chelsea.

LIVERPOOL: KUYT IN JOTA ADMIRATION

Dirk Kuyt is a big fan of Liverpool attacker Diogo Jota and what he has achieved at the club since joining at the start of last season. Eyebrows were raised when Liverpool spent around €44.70m to sign Portugal international Jota from fellow Premier League team Wolverhampton Wanderers, but it has been money well spent for the Reds.

Jota was not a prolific goalscorer during his time at Wolves and a lot of people including Liverpool fans had reservations about his transfer. He has been able to put those doubts to bed with an attacking return of 27 goals and three assists in 58 games in all competitions. Former Liverpool forward Dirk Kuyt has been impressed with the Portuguese player.

KUYT ROLE IN FEYENOORD WIN REVEALED

The role that Dirk Kuyt played in the Dutch Eredivisie title win at Feyenoord during the 2016/17 season has been revealed. Former Feyenoordstar Gustavo Hamer talked about the role played by Kuyt in a chat with Dutch magazine Voetbal International. According to him, Dirk Kuyt played a bigger role than their manager, Giovanni Van Bronckhorst.

Van Bronckhorst was recently made the Rangers manager after Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard left the Scottish club to take up the vacant managerial role at Aston Villa. The Dutchman became the Rangers manager in November and he's looking to guide the club to a second successive league title in the Scottish top flight. Van Bronckhorst was the Feyenoord manager from 2015 to 2019 and he won the league title during his managerial spell at the club.

TRENT, DREAM PLAYER FOR LIVERPOOL

Ex-Liverpool attacker Dirk Kuyt has praised the quality shown by English right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold whom he described as a dream player for the Reds. Dirk Kuyt talked about Trent Alexander-Arnold in an interview with the Liverpool website as he compared the 23-year-old defender with club legend Steven Gerrard whom he played with during his time at Anfield.

Dirk Kuyt told Trent that he has a similar delivery to former Liverpool skipper Gerrard who's now the Aston Villa manager after he took the job last month. Since taking the Villa job, Gerrard has picked up three wins from four games and he has been able to lead his new club away from the relegation zone.

SALAH: KUYT DRAWS MESSI COMPARISON

Ex-Liverpool forward Dirk Kuyt has drawn comparison between Mohamed Salah and Lionel Messi on the back of the sensational start from the Egyptian international. Dirk Kuyt was recently on Sky Sports News to talk about Salah and his impressive start to the new season in the colours of Liverpool. According to him, Salah is looking like Messi and that he's scoring the most amazing goals.

‘CITY PAID TOO MUCH FOR GREALISH’

Premier League champions Manchester City paid a lot of money for England international Jack Grealish who was their only major arrival during this summer's transfer window. This is the opinion of ex-Liverpool attacker Dirk Kuyt who stated that English players command huge transfer fees due to the global coverage associated with Premier League football.

KUYT: DUTCH NATIONAL TEAM CAREER EXAMINED

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Dirk Kuyt made his debut for the Netherlands senior national team against lowly Liechtenstein in September 2004 and he went on to score 24 goals in 104 appearances. He benefited from the decision from Marco Van Basten to drop players like Patrick Kluivert and Roy Makaay. Dirk Kuyt was able to make his debut earlier due to that decision.

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