Dirt Kuyt is now trying to convince compatriot Memphis Depay to pick Liverpool over Manchester United in the summer transfer window.
Representatives for the Dutch winger are thought to have spoken to both clubs, who appear set to enter into a bidding war for his services.
But former Red Kuyt has urged Depay to choose Anfield over Old Trafford.
‘I look through red glasses, because I’ve played six years for Liverpool. Only when Memphis does that, he will realize how big Liverpool are,’ he is quoted as saying in De Telegraaf.
‘Of course it would be an advantage at Manchester United because he knows the manager