Liverpool have received early vindication over their decision to allow Georginio Wijnaldum to leave after the Dutchman was panned by the French press. Wijnaldum, 30, left Liverpool for PSG after five years of faultless service. The midfielder became an integral part of Jurgen Klopp’s all-action midfield during his tenure.
Jurgen Klopp has spoken of how he much he misses Gini Wijnaldum - and the feeling could be mutual with the midfielder facing criticism over his PSG performances Jurgen Klopp has previously spoken of how he much he regrets Gini Wijnaldum's departure from Liverpool - and the feeling could be mutual with the midfielder facing criticism over his Paris Saint-Germain performances.
Georginio Wijnaldum has been opening up more on his decision to leave Liverpool this summer, now claiming he didn’t feel wanted by the end of his spell there. Wijnaldum’s five-year association with Liverpool came to an end this summer when his contract expired. He moved on a free transfer to Paris Saint-Germain and vowed to shed light on his decision in due course.
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Gini Wijnaldum has admitted he wanted to stay at Liverpool but contract talks pushed him towards PSG move Gini Wijnaldum has revealed that he rejected a new Liverpool contract because he didn’t feel wanted enough by the club. The 30-year-old Dutchman turned down the Reds’ proposed terms and looked to be heading to Barcelona, before his unexpected move to PSG.
Paris [France], September 14 (ANI): Georginio Wijnaldum, who joined Paris Saint-Germain in the summer transfer window, has insisted that he originally wanted to extend his stay with former club Liverpool FC. The midfielder says that a lack of faith from Liverpool officials led to his departure from Anfield, as he has claimed that they "did not give me the feeling of wanting to keep me".
As was the case a year ago, with injury to Thiago Alcantara, Jurgen Klopp is another midfielder short for the foreseeable future As he assesses his options in the aftermath of another long-term, serious injury to a key player, Jurgen Klopp will find it depressingly familiar.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has been linked with a move for Borussia Dortmund wonderkid Jude Bellingham, with reports claiming he could cost as much as £80m When Georginio Wijanldum officially left Liverpool at the end of last season, most anticipated Jurgen Klopp would look to swiftly replace him.
Liverpool lining up transfer swoop for Arsenal target Carlos Soler from Valencia as Gini Wijnaldum replacement
LIVERPOOL are reportedly lining up a move for Valencia star Carlos Soler as a replacement for Gini Wijnaldum. Fichajes claims Jurgen Klopp will target the versatile midfielder, 24, next summer despite interest from Arsenal. The German boss parted ways with Wijnaldum on a free transfer at the end of last season.
Unlike all of their title rivals this summer, Liverpool experienced a quiet transfer window - so why have the Reds mostly opted to keep their chequebook closed and have they spent enough to challenge again for the Premier League title? It has been one of the most extraordinary windows on record, with superstar players changing clubs, Man City splashing out £100m on Jack Grealish before missing out on Harry Kane, and Chelsea reminding everyone of their spending powers in re-signing Romelu Lukaku for £97.5m.
Liverpool were held to a 1-1 draw by Chelsea on Saturday. Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp and transfer guru Michael Edwards have faced heavy criticism this summer for their apparent failure to replace Georginio Wijnaldum, but it seems the Dutchman's ready-made replacement is already waiting in the wings.
Jurgen Klopp has confirmed he expects a quiet end to the transfer window for Liverpool but promised that he would sign a player to “really improve” them if one was hypothetically available. Liverpool’s only summer signing so far has been defender Ibrahima Konate towards the start of the window.
The Reds' sporting director made a clever move in the summer transfer window. Liverpool’s decision not to buy an outright replacement for Gini Wijnaldum has been hailed by Jamie Redknapp. Harvey Elliott slotted into Jurgen Klopp’s three-man midfield for last weekend’s 2-0 win over Burnley and Redknapp believes the youngster’s development could save Liverpool millions of pounds in the transfer market.
Ex-Premier League striker Nigel Jemson believes that Curtis Jones will play a decent role in Jurgen Klopp’s side this season. Jones featured 34 times in all competitions for Liverpool last season, scoring four goals and provided five assists for his teammates. The 20-year-old, who predominantly featured as a central-midfielder, missed the Reds’ first game of the season against Norwich City with concussion, but returned to the bench for Saturday’s victory over Burnley.
Liverpool could reportedly change their transfer plans if they get the nod to sign a player very much in the mold of former star Gini Wijnaldum this summer. Despite losing key man Wijnaldum on a free to PSG this summer, the Reds are not expected to add to their only signing of the summer Ibrahima Konate in the final days of the summer window.
Liverpool have been told they are making a mistake not signing a replacement for Georginio Wijnaldum this season, while a lack of creativity in midfield could cost them a title chance. The Reds are joint top of the fledgling Premier League table this season, having won both their games.
Elliott's talent could justify Liverpool's decision not to go into the market for a new midfielder It’s a measure of Liverpool’s serene start to the new Premier League season that the club’s hierarchy is yet to face what might be called ‘the Georginio Wijnaldum question’.
A Liverpool star has seemingly given Jurgen Klopp a selection headache after his social media post hinted he is ready to return to action. Liverpool cruised to an opening-weekend victory when dispatching Norwich 3-0 at Carrow Road. The Reds entered the season with broadly the same options they finished last year with after overseeing a quiet summer thus far.