Paris Saint-Germain plotting to hijack Barcelona’s move for Wijnaldum, PSG are
reportedly refusing to give up hope of beating Barcelona to the signing of free agent
midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum by offering the player twice as much, according to
The Netherlands international said goodbye to Liverpool last month after failing to agree
on terms for a new contract, with his current deal set to expire on June 30.
Previous reports suggested the 30-year-old would sign for the Spanish giants on a free
transfer. But that move appears to be in doubt as PSG has reportedly offered to double
his pay. Both clubs are believed to be offering Wijnaldum a three-year contract, with
the LaLiga team said to be preparing a medical.
The midfielder is understood to prefer a move to Spain and work under Dutch legend and
Barca manager Ronald Koeman.
But the Ligue 1 side are allegedly complicating matters by offering him more than
With the former Newcastle United man delaying a decision, it is claimed that German
champions Bayern Munich may also yet be in the running for his signature.
According to Marca, Wijnaldum told the press earlier this week: “I cannot deny talks
“My contract ends and it is an interesting situation for many clubs.”
Wijnaldum spent five seasons at Anfield, making 237 appearances for Liverpool in all
competitions and scoring 22 goals.