RMC Sport confirms the information from the Italian, Dutch and Catalan press which agree that the transfer of Georginio Wijnaldum to Paris Saint-Germain is only a matter of hours from now on. The midfielder will soon be a Parisian player for a 3-year contract.
Georginio Wijnaldum (30 years old) in Paris, it’s done. The information in this direction has multiplied in recent hours, especially in Catalonia, where Barça was still recently the most credible candidate to welcome the Dutch international. This Sunday, it is precisely the Dutch press which will support the information of Fabrizio Romano (Sky Sports Italia). RMC Sport is able to confirm this agreement. A 3-year contract awaits the Dutchman in the capital.
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The Liverpool midfielder (51 games, all competitions this season), free from any contract, has agreed to respond favorably to the Parisian offer. Paris Saint-Germain and its sporting director, Leonardo, intervened late in the race, alongside Barça, which they therefore ended up overtaking with a very attractive salary proposal.
A much better financial offer
According to information from Fabrizio Romano, Paris Saint-Germain have submitted an offer that promised Wijnaldum more than double the salary offered to him so far. The player would have made his decision overnight according to Romano. The final details could be worked out in the next 24 hours.
It was the midfielder’s wish that the transfer be finalized as soon as possible, so that he can quickly switch to the Euro (June 11 – July 11), which begins next Friday. The PSG coach, Mauricio Pochettino, would have completed convincing him on the phone, concerning the Parisian project. FC Barcelona have long thought they were on the right track, but the financial situation of the club did not allow it to outbid, knowing that at the level of the duration of the contract, Paris Saint-Germain, just like FC Barcelona elsewhere , would offer him a three-year lease.