Georginio Wijnaldum Joins Paris Saint-Germain After Leaving Liverpool

Georginio Wijnaldum Joins Paris Saint-Germain After Leaving Liverpool

- Georginio Wijnaldum has completed a move to Paris Saint-Germain from Premier League side Liverpool

- The Dutchman spent five solid years at Liverpool winning the Champions League and Premier League

- Wijnaldum will now have to face serious competitions for active game time at PSG

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French giants Paris Saint-Germain have announced the signing of Dutch attacking midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum who completed the move from Liverpool on a free transfer.

This latest development won't be a good news for Bayern Munich and Barcelona fans who have been expecting their clubs to sign the 30-year-old who was superb for Liverpool last term.

At Liverpool, Georginio Wijnaldum spent five years with the Anfield landlords and helped them to win the Premier League title and also the Champions League.

However, Liverpool chiefs wanted Georginio Wijnaldum to sign a new after the end of last Premier League season, but he decided to walk away.

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According to the report on Sky Sports, Georginio Wijnaldum explained that he is joining Paris Saint-Germain because he wants to a new challenge for his professional football career.

"Joining Paris Saint-Germain is a new challenge for me. I join one of the best teams in Europe and I am determined to bring my desire and my determination to this ambitious project.
"Paris Saint-Germain has proved its status in recent years, and I am certain that together, for our supporters, we can go even further and higher."

He joined Liverpool from Newcastle United in 2016 and was able to play 237 games for the Reds before he departed.

Georginio Wijnaldum.
Georginio Wijnaldum joins Paris Saint-Germain. Photo by Simon Hofmann
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Nigerian and Liverpool striker Taiwo Awoniyi expressed happiness about him getting UK work permit for the 2021/22 season after six years that he has been looking for it.

Taiwo Awoniyi started his football career on the streets of Ilorin in Kwara state and went through many difficulties before he succeeded as a footballer.

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Gone are the days when Taiwo Awoniyi used to walk around the streets of Ilorin due to his poor background, today, the Liverpool striker is one of the richest Nigerian players.

Years back, Taiwo Awoniyi used the money meant for his JAMB form to enroll at Imperial Soccer Academy from where he was chosen to represent Nigeria at the Under 17 World Cup in Dubai which they won.

His performances at the championship caught the attention of Liverpool chiefs who signed him after the tournament and was immediately sent out on loan.

Source: Legit Nigeria

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