Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum finally blossomed at Anfield after initial struggles. The Dutchman came to the club from Newcastle United in the summer of 2016. The 27-year-old came up with a return of six goals in 42 games in his debut campaign with Liverpool, but the general consensus was that he could have done much better. In the 2017-18 campaign, Georginio Wijnaldum came up with just two goals in the entire season but he made 14 appearances and was an ever present in the team. Manager Jurgen Klopp trusted him as one of the important players – especially after the departure of Philippe Coutinho.
Wijnaldum’s importance in the team is expected to go up even further now with Emre Can leaving the club on a permanent basis to Juventus. However, the club did bring in Fabinho and Naby Keita during the summer transfer window. For this reason, speculation has begun aboutWijnaldum’s position in the team and his countryman Ryan Babel is keen on taking advantage of the situation. Babel is currently with Turkish club Besiktas and he is a former Liverpool player. He is hoping to take advantage of his connections with the former club by trying to persuade him to a move to Turkish football. Besiktas are no strangers to signing players from the Premier League and they will appreciate the arrival of a player likeWijnaldum in his prime.
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