Gini Wijnaldum has reportedly agreed to terms with Barcelona.
According to reports in Spain, particularly one by Spanish journalist Albert Roge, the Liverpool midfielder has signed a deal with the Catalan club. If this is true, Wijnaldum shall become the first signing under new Barca manager Ronald Koeman.
Wijnaldum has further made it no secret that he wants to badly leave Liverpool – after working under intense pressure with Liverpool head coach Klopp.
“In my career I have never had to train as hard as under Klopp,” Wijnaldum said.
“Long hours of training, training really hard. I hate pre-season anyway, it is just running, running and running. Boring. I am not ashamed to moan about it. It really is tough under Klopp.
“But once you have done it all you enter, what I call the happy stage.
“When you are winning 4-1 away at Arsenal and you don’t feel a bit of tiredness! That gives us an incredible feeling of power.”
Klopp, however, definitely values the midfielder.
“Gini speaks on the pitch for the way he plays. It’s just so obvious his importance,” Klopp said last October.
“And it is in both directions – in attack and defence, small spaces, big spaces, it is hard challenges, fine football, pretty much all of that.
“Is he the perfect midfielder? Yes, from the skill-set, 100 per cent. He has all that you need.
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