Georginio Wijnaldum's Career in Limbo as Psg Make Decision on His Future at The Club

Georginio Wijnaldum's Career in Limbo as Psg Make Decision on His Future at The Club

  • Wijnaldum spent six successful years at Liverpool, before moving to Paris Saint Germain last summer
  • Despite winning the Ligue 1 in Paris, the Dutchman has struggled to settle since his move
  • PSG are now open to seeing the 31-year-old leave, with two years remaining in his contract

Georginio Wijnaldum will be allowed to leave Paris Saint Germain after only one season with the French giants.

90min reports the 31-year-old, who moved to Paris on a three-year deal last summer, is considered surplus to requirements at the club after only one season.

The Dutchman, who ditched Barcelona to join PSG at the eleventh hour last summer, has failed to cement a regular starting place under Mauricio Pochettino.

Wijnaldum, Liverpool, PSG
Last season, Wijnaldum started just 18 games for the Parisians, with nine of those appearances coming in 2022. Photo: Getty.
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Last season, he started just 18 games for the Parisians, with nine of those appearances coming in 2022.

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PSG’s new football advisor Luis Campos has put up some ambitious plans in place and this would see the arrival of fresh talent in Paris but at the same time, some big names would have to leave.

Wijnaldum is likely to be among those big departures.

One of the targets for PSG has been Renato Sanches, who is currently playing for Lille, although the French giants face competition from AC Milan.

What next for Wijnaldum?

As per reports, PSG would prefer a move to permanently sell the midfielder, with two years remaining on his deal

However, considering the Dutch international’s hefty wages at the club, PSG would also be open to a loan move, with the club receiving the player set to share the burden of paying his wages.

While there are prospects in both Italy, Germany and Spain, Wijnaldum would prefer a move back to the Premier League, where he enjoyed some of his best football.

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Ziyech hands in transfer request

In other news, Chelsea ace Hakim Ziyech is prepared to ditch the Blues as he reportedly handed in a transfer request.

Ziyech joined Chelsea in 2020 when the Blues were managed by Frank Lampard, but has failed to thrive like he used to, two years into his five-year deal at Stamford Bridge.

His agent has also reportedly already contacted AC Milan over a possible move.

Source: SportsBrief.com