Chelsea Enter Race to Sign Top Liverpool Midfielder Who Wants to Leave Anfield

Chelsea Enter Race to Sign Top Liverpool Midfielder Who Wants to Leave Anfield

- Georginio Wijnaldum look set to bring to an end his five-year stay at Anfield this season

- The midfielder is understood to have failed to agree with Liverpool over a renewal

- Barcelona are the leading candidates to sign the Dutchman, with Ronald Koeman keen on a reunion with his fellow countryman

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Chelsea have reportedly joined the race to sign want-away Liverpool midfielder, Georginio Wijnaldum, this summer.

Chelsea Enter Race to Sign Top Liverpool Midfielder Who Wants to Leave Anfield
Georginio Wijnaldum has spent five years with Liverpool, winning the Premier League and Champions League titles with them. Photo by Clive Brunskill.
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Wijnaldum look set to leave Anfield at the end of the season when his deal with the Reds expire having failed to agree on a renewal with the Premier League champions.

Barcelona are outright frontrunners to sign the Netherlands international, with the La Liga side's manager Ronald Koeman keen on a reunion with his fellow countryman.

Koeman has previously managed the midfielder at national level when he was Dutch's head coach.

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Metro UK citing sources in Spain report Wijnaldum has already been offered a three-year deal with Barca ahead of his much-anticipated switch.

However, the Spanish giants now face a fresh hurdle in their pursuit to land the player after the Blues reportedly registering interest in him.

It has further been reported a string of other clubs including Inter Milan, Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain are keeping tabs on the unsettled midfielder.

Recently, when asked on his future, the Dutchman admitted he is yet to decide.

The 30-year-old joined Liverpool in the summer of 2016, penning a five-year contract at the time.

He has since made over 400 appearances for the Merseyside club, winning the Champions League and the Premier League with them.

"You will always talk about those things and about my future. But as I have said on other occasions, I have no news yet,’ said the midfielder," Metro UK quoted Wijnaldum saying.

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"When there is news, I will talk about it, but there is no news," he added.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Chelsea are favourites to sign Sergio Aguero who recently announced he will be departing Man City after ten years at the Etihad.

Barcelona have been lined up to sign the Argentine scoring legend as well as Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain.

However, reports claim that the Blues who failed to sign the petite striker from Atletico Madrid back in 2011 are in prime position to do so ten years after.

Source: Legit

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