The great restructuring that the FC Barcelona I had thought of the hand of Ronald Koeman he was left half. The Barça entity remained pending to obtain some of the reinforcements that the Dutch coach had in mind for the team and, now, with the interference of the Real Madrid things get complicated for one of the great pretenders: Georginio Wijnaldum.
The The 30-year-old midfielder was one of the Dutch coach’s first requests and his refusal to renew with Liverpool, with whom he ends his contract in 2021, fueled Barça’s hopes. But also that of the great European teams who see in their signing a fantastic opportunity to strengthen their teams.
As published The Corriere dello Sport, Real Madrid and Inter Milan are the last two names to be added to the list of suitors of the Dutch footballer. Both the white team and the Italian would be interested in incorporating Wijnaldum either in the winter market, something more difficult, or in the next summer market, at zero cost.
Wijnaldum talks about the interest of Barcelona
The footballer himself spoke about Barça’s interest in closing his signing, although it did not translate into concrete proposals. “I think it was not very serious. Otherwise you would have heard more about the matter or more things would have happened, but there was nothing concrete “he replied during the press conference in the Netherlands.
According to the Dutch press in September, Barcelona approached Wijnaldum to talk about his possible signing, in conversations that would have had the approval of his current club, Liverpool. The culés could have done with his services paying between 15 and 20 million euros, claimed the two most widely read paid newspapers in the Netherlands, “The Telegraph” Y “Algemeen Dagblad”.