The midfielder, who joined Paris Saint-Germain in the summer transfer window, has insisted that he originally wanted to extend his stay with the Reds.
Giorgione Vijnaldum says the lack of faith on the part of Liverpool officials left Anfield because he claimed they “did not give me a sense of desire to keep me”.
Liverpool paid ک 23 million (32 32 million) to bring OneClum from Newcastle to the Mercy side in the summer of 2016, and established himself as one of the most influential members of Jurgen Klopp’s team. ۔
The Dutchman helped the Reds win their sixth European Cup and first league title in 30 years, but his contract was not extended beyond the 2020-21 campaign and he joined Paris Saint-Germain on a free transfer in June.
What has been said?
Wijnaldum has now revealed that he never wanted to leave Anfield, but it felt like he had to leave after unsuccessful negotiations to renew the contract.
“You follow your instincts,” said the 30-year-old. L’Equipe. “Several months ago, I wanted to stay at Liverpool, but, without going into details, Liverpool did not make me want to keep me.
“In these cases, we have to move on.”
Why did Wijnaldum choose PSG?
Barcelona was initially considered the next destination in Vienna.But an agreement between the Catalan lunatics’ struggle to reduce the total wage bill has never been successful.
The Netherlands international has now confirmed that PSG seized on him and made him an offer he could not refuse, adding: “I have come to Barcelona. The club of my dreams, even if I I have to admit that my idol was Zainuddin Zaidan.
“I had a good idea of my association with Barca. But the negotiations went on for a very long time and I came to Paris. Unlike six years ago, the club offered me their recruitment. It was time for me to do something else.”
How did Vijnaldum start in Paris?
Wijnaldum has already appeared in five games for PSG at the start of the 2021-22 season, helping them to top the Ligue 1 rankings.
The midfielder looks set to play a key role in Mauricio Pochettino’s plans as he continues his campaign, with Club Bruge set to face the Champions League group stage opener on Wednesday.