The Dutch specialist leads his compatriot in the Catalan team. Georginio Wijnaldum, 29, has signed a three-year contract with Barcelona.
Liverpool midfielder Georgino Wijnaldum is likely to continue his career in Spain, at the invitation of which the new head coach of Barcelona, his compatriot Ronald Koeman, is interested.
According to Spanish sports media, the 29-year-old footballer has already agreed to the transfer to the Catalan club and has also agreed to a three-year contract with him.
Barcelona are expected to pay Liverpool more than 15 million euros, excluding bonuses. In total, the Catalans have to pay more than 20 million for the transfer of the Dutch player.
Earlier, it was reported that Liverpool could not reach an agreement with Wijnaldum on a new contract, and the current contract is signed until the summer of 2021.
The transfer goal of Georginio Barcelona became after the appointment of Ronald Koeman as the head coach of the team. The Dutch specialist is well acquainted with the player’s abilities from the period spent together on the national team.
Georginio Weinaldum was raised in Rotterdam Sparta. In 2016, he was transferred from Newcastle, a member of the Premier League, to Liverpool. The midfielder has also played for PSV Eindhoven and Feyenoord. He has been playing for the Dutch national team coached by Kuman since 2018. Last season, Georginio made a total of 47 appearances and scored six goals.