By Yusuf Mutiu
The Oranje star wants to be the best earner in Liverpool. Barcelona is monitoring proceedings at Anfield, and Ronald Koeman is hopeful of exploring the advantage.
“Gino” knows too well that, he’s on the verge of ending his contract with Liverpool in June, he only one has one shot at one more final juicy deal. The impact of Covid19 has rendered a lot of clubs passive in transfer windows, due to the financial losses involved since early 2020.
It was gathered that the versatile midfielder wants to continue his stay at the Merseyside, but also want to be the highest earner, something which Liverpool are seriously not considering.
With Formal Netherlands national team Coach in charge at Barcelona, the La Liga giant have the upper hand in negotiating a deal for the 30-year-old. Barcelona has been a long time admirer of the midfielder. Yet, the current financial situation at Barcelona is putting them in a difficult situation to secure the signature of any world-class footballer.
The fact that Wijnaldum rejected a new deal from Liverpool makes it look complicated for Barcelona. For the wages of the Dutch international is quite exorbitant, and Barca might not be able to match it.
A report has it that Jurgen Klopp is keeping the midfielder in the starting XI to make him reconsider his decision and stay with the England Champions.