Georginio Wijnaldum has slowly risen to become a fan favorite for the Liverpool supporters. He has put innumerable midfield master classes for his side. This has seen him become one of the most sought-after players in the middle of the park. However, as his contract ends soon, Gini hears about the suitors he has in bigger clubs.
The rumors of Wijnaldum going to Barcelona have been doing the rounds for quite a while. The incredible comeback aided by Gini added earlier simply fuelled the fire. Judging by the recent transfer trends of the Catalan outfit, Gini Wijnaldum may be a probable target.
A couple of days back, there was news that the 30-year-old has reportedly had a verbal agreement with Barcelona. There was also news that he will sign a contract in the days to come. However, those rumors have been put to bed by the Dutchman himself when he said that there is “no news still” about his impending future.
Georginio Wijnaldum speaks about the Barcelona rumors surrounding him
Wijnaldum addressed the transfer speculation regarding him in his conversation with Dutch channel NOS. He said, “They will always talk about these things but as I’ve said on other occasions, I have no news still,”
Barcelona, on the other hand, has repeatedly stated that they want Wijnaldum playing for their side soon. Ronald Koeman has seen Wijnaldum play when he was the manager of the Netherlands and he would prefer his talent in the squad
The champions league winner’s play style is suited well for Barcelona. Moreover, Wijnaldum has learned the art of Gegenpressing under the tutelage of Klopp. This can be incorporated in the Spanish giants provided he signs for them.
Transfer speculations are to be expected when any player’s contract is nearing its end. However, when the player involved is as important as Georginio Wijnaldum, the circumstances change considerably. Liverpool should not waste any more time in giving him a contract, otherwise, their midfield gem has plenty of admirers who will give a lot to have him.
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