The Dutch international midfielder has made 236 appearances for Liverpool, scoring 22 goals since arriving for £ 23million from Newcastle United in 2016, helping them win the Champions League, UEFA Super Cup, Cup of the FIFA Club World and the Premier League.
However, ahead of Sunday’s 2-0 home win over Crystal Palace, which secured Champions League qualification for next season with a third-place finish, he announced he would not be staying when his term expired. five-year contract June 30.
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Speaking to social media, the 30-year-old told his 1.5 million Twitter followers: “What an emotional roller coaster these last few days.
“I have received so many great messages from fans, players and friends all over the world. Thank you all. “
Wijnaldum appears to be getting closer to a free Bosman-type transfer to Barcelona with his agent Humphry Nijman and legal adviser Jan Kabalt arriving at Camp Nou on Tuesday to open talks on a three-year deal.