What’s the latest transfer news for Wijnaldum?
The Italian journalist says “there is no deal” with Bayern and the Liverpool midfielder wants to sign for Barcelona. The report also adds that a deal with the Spanish giants will keep him at the club until 2024, with final details to be decided soon.
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What did Wijnaldum say about leaving Liverpool?
In a touching interview with Sky Sports, Wijnaldum stressed that he hoped to play for Liverpool for “many more years” and said he will miss the club when he leaves.
“I’m fighting my tears right now,” Wijnaldum told Sky Sports. “I said that the people of Liverpool and the club, my teammates, have shown me love during these five years, and I will miss them.
“I was hoping to play for several more years for the club but unfortunately things have changed, I think everyone in football knows anything can happen but the current situation is that on July 1 I am no longer a Liverpool player . “
How many trophies has Wijnaldum won in Liverpool?
Wijnaldum has been at the heart of two huge years for Liverpool who have added a series of trinkets to their trophy cabinet. Indeed, the 30-year-old has won four trophies at the club during his five-year stay since joining in 2016.
In the 2018/19 campaign, Liverpool won the Champions League and Wijnaldum had a major role to play in the semi-final against Barcelona after his brace helped the Reds secure their place in the final.
On the back of that, the former Newcastle man went on to win the UEFA Super Cup, FIFA Club World Cup and duly formed a key part of the Liverpool squad which ended the The club’s 30-year wait for a league title when they lifted the Premier League. in 2020.
Are Liverpool right to let him go?
Although he remains a ubiquitous part of the Reds midfielder with an almost impeccable injury record, Wijnaldum is 30 years old and perhaps refreshing the midfielder with younger assets could be a smart idea with the future. long term in mind.
After all, Klopp has spoken of his team’s fatigue during what has been a difficult Premier League campaign.
Curtis Jones had a breakthrough season as a regular first-team player after the 20-year-old made 32 appearances with eight goal contributions according to WhoScored.
There have also been transfer links with other midfielders including Udinese’s Rodrigo De Paul who FC Inter News say has sparked interest from Liverpool and the Reds have contacted his agent.
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