Wijnaldum vows to tell inside story of Liverpool exit after Euro 2020

Gini Wijnaldum has vowed to explain to Liverpool fans the full story of his exit from the club after Euro 2020.

Wijnaldum is expected to join Ligue 1 giants PSG next month when his contract at Anfield expires, having previously been in talks with Barcelona.

Liverpool failed to convince the Dutchman to extend his deal, meaning the 30-year-old will leave this summer for absolutely nothing.

Wijnaldum was given a standing ovation in his final game, a 2-0 win over Crystal Palace, and he looked very emotional as he was handed a special plaque and embraced his team-mates and the coaching staff.

On his Anfield good bye, Wijnaldum told Dutch outlet Voetbal International : “I am still emotional because at that moment you realise: It was my last game for Liverpool.

“Also, the fact that before me, many players left who didn’t get something like that makes it special for me.”

Wijnaldum insists that there were many factors as to why he decided to leave Liverpool.

And he promised to explain to supporters the reasoning behind his decision to call it a day on Merseyside, but not until this summer's international duties were fulfilled.

“There are many supporters who ask me why I didn’t just accept the offer from Liverpool to extend my contract,” Wijnaldum added.

“But of course, it’s not just that. It’s about much more than that. There are things happening behind the scenes that you cannot influence as a player.

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“I will explain that after the tournament, because now only Orange [Netherlands] counts.

“What I do want to say is that the people at the training complex, the staff of the club and my fellow players would have liked to keep me.

“I did tell them a bit more. After that, they understood my decision completely. That is important to me.”

Wijnaldum is expected to more than double his weekly wage in his new three-year deal at PSG.

The Holland international's weekly earning will rise from the £75,000-a-week he agreed in 2016 after joining from Newcastle to around £165,000-a-week, with Dutch publication De Telegraaf reporting he is set to earn around £8.6million a year.

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