Georginio Wijnaldum claims Liverpool did not ‘give me feeling of wanting to keep me’ after he allowed contract to expire earlier than becoming a member of PSG this summer season
- Georginio Wijnaldum joined PSG on a free switch after leaving Liverpool
- The Dutchman did not prolong his contract after negotiations broke down
- Wijnaldum has once more spoken about his departure, insisting he needed to keep
- The midfielder additionally spoke about selecting the French facet over Barcelona
The Dutchman loved 5 years of success at Anfield, taking part in main roles within the Reds’ 2019 Champions League triumph and 2020 Premier League win.
Nevertheless, after negotiations broke down, he joined Paris Saint-Germain on a free switch this summer season and the 30-year-old has as soon as extra defined why he made the selection to transfer on.
PSG midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum has once more spoken about his departure from Liverpool
The 30-year-old did not prolong his contract at Jurgen Klopp’s facet after 5 years at Anfield
‘You comply with your feeling,’ the 30-year-old informed L’Equipe.
‘A number of months in the past, I had expressed the need to keep in Liverpool however, with out going into particulars, Liverpool did not give me the feeling of wanting to keep me. In these circumstances, we’ve got to transfer ahead.’
Wijnaldum was closely linked with a transfer to Barcelona, and a reunion with former Holland boss Ronald Koeman, however in the long run he opted to transfer to Paris.
‘Barcelona got here. I used to be actually blissful as a result of, since I used to be a baby, as for almost all of Dutch gamers, it was the membership of my desires even when I have to admit that my idol was Zinedine Zidane,’ he defined.
‘I had a good suggestion to commit to Barca. However the negotiations lasted a really very long time and Paris got here in.
‘In contrast to six years earlier, the membership confirmed me their need to recruit me. It was time for me to have one thing else.’
The 30-year-old, who has made 5 appearances for Mauricio Pochettno’s facet up to now this season, is about to play an element as PSG open their Champions League marketing campaign in opposition to Membership Brugge on Wednesday night time.