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Liverpool have reportedly made a breakthrough in talks with midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum, who could agree to a new contract in the “coming days”.
The 30 year oldThe current terms expire in June amid no early signs that it is close to deciding its future.
In fact, previous reports have claimed that while his ‘preference’ is to stay at Anfield, the offer he has received from the Reds does not match your ambitions.
According to TodofichajesHowever, Liverpool have managed to overcome that barrier.
After Wijnaldum rejected his first offer, the hierarchy came back with an “improved” offer. What’s more, that contract has supposedly satisfied the Dutchman to extend his association with Liverpool.
However, the source adds that there is still a problem regarding the duration of the contract. Wijnaldum wants three more seasons in Merseyside, but the club bosses are only willing to offer him two.
In fact, previous reports have noted LiverpoolThe reluctance to offer a longer deal to a player who turned 30 in November.
Chelsea used the same approach in negotiations with Willian last summer. The winger eventually went to Arsenal, who were willing to offer him a three-year contract.
But Todofichajes He says the issue will be largely irrelevant to Wijnaldum, as long as both parties can agree on the rest of the deal.
Wijnaldum has his own case to be Jurgen KloppHe is Liverpool’s best signing for his pace of work and reliability.
He played more Premier League games than any of his fellow midfielders last season. This season, meanwhile, he already has 23 starts.
Babel warns Wijnaldum about departure
Former Liverpool winger Ryan Babel has warned Wijnaldum that he could be worse off leaving Liverpool.
Babel himself left Anfield in 2011 in search of more first-team minutes.
However, he has revealed that that decision turned out to be his greatest regret.