Georginio Wijnaldum ‘agrees terms for move to Barcelona’ with no new Liverpool deal on the table as he enters final year but Spanish giants ‘won’t pay more than £18m for Dutch midfielder’
- Georginio Wijnaldum is keen on the idea of moving to Barcelona
- Wijnaldum is a player Ronald Koeman knows well from his stint as Holland boss
- The midfielder was a key man last season but is in the final year of his deal
Liverpool’s Georginio Wijnaldum is ready to leave Liverpool after agreeing terms with Barcelona, according to reports in Spain.
The Dutch midfielder has been linked with a switch to the Nou Camp following former Holland manager Ronald Koeman’s appointment as boss.
Wijnaldum is willing to swap England for Spain despite being a key man under Jurgen Klopp last term and discussions between the two clubs have already begun, according to Sport.
Liverpool’s Georginio Wijnaldum is reportedly open to the idea of moving to Barcelona
The report claims that Barcelona are prepared to offer no more than £18million for the 29-year-old.
Wijnaldum has entered the final year of his contract at Liverpool with no current sign of an extension to remain at Anfield on the table.
The central midfielder has become a key part of the success at the Merseyside giants, missing just one game in their Premier League-winning season this year.
Holland international Wijnaldum is willing to swap England for Spain, according to Sport
Koeman is looking to rebuild Barcelona after signing a two-year deal at the helm last month and Wijnaldum is a player he knows well from his two-year stint as Holland boss.
Wijnaldum has notched 19 goals in 187 matches for Liverpool since joining the club from Newcastle four years ago.
The Reds risk losing the midfielder for free next summer and have been heavily linked with a move for Bayern Munich midfield maestro Thiago Alcantara during this transfer window.
Wijnaldum is a player Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman knows well from his stint as Holland boss
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