At last an old Ronald Koeman wish has been fulfilled. When the Dutchman assumed the technical direction of FC Barcelona, his first request to reinforce the Barça squad was that of his compatriot Georginio Wijnaldum, a Liverpool footballer. And after several twists and turns, the coach of the Catalans will finally have the signing for which he insisted so much.
From England they advance that Wijnaldum has signed a pre-contract with Barcelona for which he will arrive for free this summer, being the first signing of the new era of Joan Laporta. The Dutch midfielder ends his contract with Liverpool this season and has not yet renewed, which will allow him to start for free from June 30.
According to ‘The Sunday Times’, Georgino Wijnaldum has already reached an agreement with Barcelona and has signed a pre-contract, for which he will become the first incorporation for the new Barcelona that is coming. The Dutchman would come to LaLiga at the age of 30 and after a key season at Liverpool, being a gravitating piece for Klopp.
So far this season he has played 40 games in all competitions and has scored three goals. Wijnaldum, 30, came to Liverpool in 2016 from Newcastle United, for just over € 25 million. Raised in the quarry at Sparta Rotterdam, Georgino passed through Feyenoord and PSV Eindhoven before landing in England. This season he has played 40 games with the 'Reds' and has scored three goals.