Georginio Wijnaldum will sign for PSG after Barcelona refused to match the deal on offer from the French giants, according to Fabrizio Romano.
Wijnaldum’s Liverpool contract expires this summer and it looked for all the world as though he was heading to Barcelona, where he would link up with fellow Dutchman Ronald Koeman.
Just as Barcelona were planning his medical, though, PSG hijacked the deal, presenting Wijnaldum with a bumper contract that would see him earn double as much money. With Mauricio Pochettino leading the charm offensive through several personal phone calls, Wijnaldum’s head was turned.
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Romano declared on Facebook: “Georginio Wijnaldum has decided to join Paris Saint-Germain.
Georgino Wijnaldum incredible transfer story now set to finish: he has decided to join Paris Saint-Germain.
- Barcelona had a verbal agreement with Gini until June 2024 since two weeks, set to be completed and signed by Wijnaldum in the next few days.
- Barça board was also planning to organize medicals in Dutch national team camp next week, then to announce the new signing.
- Paris Saint-Germain joined the race in the last three days offering more than doubled salary compared to Barcelona bid. Enormous proposal from PSG until June 2024.
- Georgino Wijnaldum was one step away from joining Barça, but after the conditions changed he just decided to accept Paris Saint-Germain bid.
- Georgino Wijnaldum is now set to accept PSG proposal until 2024 with salary more than doubled.
Free agent players can change their mind until they officially sign the final contract.
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