HomeNewsSportsWhy Georginio Wijnaldum snubbed Barcelona And Joined PSG.

Why Georginio Wijnaldum snubbed Barcelona And Joined PSG.

Published on

spot_img

On Thursday 10th June, 2021, French Giants Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) announced the acquisition of Dutch football genius Georginio Wijnaldum on a three year deal.

It’s been a while when Barcelona were tipped as  the favorites to have the former Liverpool’s midfielder’s signature but to everyone’s surprise, the former New Castle star ended up at Mauricio Pochetino’s side.

Georginio says he was directly contacted by former Spurs manager Mauricio Pochetino and that greatly drove him to joining the French capital side. Financially, it is also said PSG handed the Dutch a much better and lucrative deal as compared to Barca’s.

In his official speech at Parc Des Princess, Georginio said, “I’m happy to join a club like Paris Saint-Germain,”  he continued…

“As a football player, you always want to play with the best players around you and when I look at the team and also when I spoke with the manager, I saw a team full of talented players and big players.

“And on top of that, I also saw a manager who can make the players even better and also capable of bringing all those players together to make a strong, strong team. I come here trying to write history with this unbelievable team.”

In his five years stay at Anfield, Wijnaldum helped the “Reds” to a first Premier League title in more than 25 years and a first Champions League title since 2005.

His experience in the mid field will be much needed by the French side that is yarning for a maiden champions league title, having reached the finals in 2020 where they lost to Bayern Munich and made it to the Semi Finals the next year and lost to eventual final runners up Manchester City.

 

Latest articles

At least 182 Perish in a Stampede after A football match in Indonesia

Over 182 have been confirmed dead while hundreds more are injured after a stampede...

Tajja Ggasima: Bobi Wine dares Museveni drill Uganda’s Oil

National Unity Platform president Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu popularly known as Bobi Wine has vowed...

StarTimes, FUFA to Broadcast up to 28.5% of UPL Games in 2022/2023 season

Federation of Ugandan Football Association -FUFA has reached a partnership agreement with StarTimes Uganda...

Burkina Faso: Army Take Over the Country in a Second Coup After Eight Months

Army personnel in Burkina Faso have taken over state television and announced that they have deposed military chief Paul-Henri Damiba, suspended the government and the constitution, and overthrown the transitional charter. Damiba was fired due to his incapacity to handle a worsening Islamist insurgency, according to a statement delivered on national television late on Friday by Captain Ibrahim Traore. He said that all political and civil society activities had been suspended and that the borders had been closed indefinitely. For the west African state, it is the second coup in eight months....

More like this

African Prayers Denied Permission Heading To Covid Red List Counties As World Cup Qualifiers Kicks Off

Premier League clubs have denied permission for African players to head to countries on...

Sergio Ramos To Join PSG In The Next 48 Hours

According to Mohamed Bouhafsizl, Sergio Ramos has agreed terms with PSG on a two-year...

Tottenham Hotspur Announce Antonio Conte as New Coach

English Premier League entity and London based club Tottenham Hotspur have confirmed the signing...
error: Content is protected !!