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Georgino Wijnaldum set to leave Liverpool as he agree deal with Barcelona



Gini Wijnaldum

Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum’s contract saga appears to have come to an end and the Dutchman has reportedly agreed to a pre-contract deal with Barcelona, ​​meaning he will leave Anfield in the summer.

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The 30-year-old has been an integral part of the Reds’ midfield since he arrived from Newcastle in 2016, making more than 200 appearances for the club.



However, his contract expires at the end of the season and, although the club was keen to retain him, they have decided that his future lies elsewhere.



The Sunday Times reports that Wijnaldum has reached an agreement to move to Barcelona, ​​joining fellow Dutchman and coach at the Camp Nou, Ronald Koeman.


Georgino Wijnaldum set to leave Liverpool as he agree deal with Barcelona 1 Sportelo

Gini Wijnaldum has been a key part of Jurgen Klopp Success at Liverpool. ( Photo by Getty Images)


The former PSV and Feyenoord player has started 27 Premier League games this season and while there have been cuts and changes to the team amid an injury crisis at Anfield.


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Wijnaldum has won the Premier League and Champions League with Liverpool, but now he is in the mood for a new challenge as Koeman looks to rebuild Barcelona as League and Champions League challengers again.


Barca are already out of the top European competition this season and are still in the pursuit of the La Liga title, but are still four points behind leaders Atlético de Madrid.


Koeman admitted that he wanted to sign Wijnaldum last summer and said: “It’s true that he was on my list.”

Now he will be on a free transfer, he will be delighted to finally get the man from him.