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Georginio Wijnaldum makes Liverpool contract decision

Wijnaldum rejects new Liverpool deal

Georginio Wijnaldum makes Liverpool contract decision

23 September 2020 - 21:38

Georginio Wijnaldum has reportedly turned down a new contract at Liverpool amid the transfer interest from Barcelona.

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  • The Netherlands international has only nine months remaining on his Reds deal and Football Insider claims that he has rejected a contract extension.

    The Blaugrana have been fancied to sign the midfielder in recent weeks, but they are reluctant to meet the Reds' £25m plus valuation.

    Wijnaldum is free to negotiate a pre-contract with an overseas club in January and that could end up as the likely outcome, as things stand.

    Blaugrana boss Ronald Koeman is keen on a reunion with Wijnaldum, having worked with the midfielder in the Dutch national setup.

    The Catalan giants are currently cash-strapped due to the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and they are unwilling to pay more than £15m.

    It remains to be seen whether the Reds will compensate on the price before the international transfer window closes on October 5.

    Written by Sri Aswin

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