First recruit of the summer, snatched from FC Barcelona, Dutch midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum gave his first impressions to the capital club.
“Paris Saint-Germain is pleased to announce the arrival in its squad of Georginio Wijnaldum. Arrived from Liverpool, the Dutch midfielder is committed to the capital club until June 30, 2024 ”. By this press release, and a biography of two paragraphs, retracing his experiences in clubs (Feyenoord, PSV, Newcastle, Liverpool) and in the selection of the Netherlands (75 selections, 22 goals, 3rd place at the 2014 World Cup), PSG s’ is congratulated on his new acquisition, also delighted to have been able to beat the competition, for a versatile player, which did not cost any transfer fee.
A major fact in this Georginio Wijnaldum case, PSG managed to overtake FC Barcelona, which seemed from the start, through its Dutch window Koeman-de Jong-Dest, to be two lengths ahead. Become this afternoon player of Paris Saint-Germain for the next three seasons, the 30-year-old Dutch international, who came to the end of his contract on the banks of the Mersey, offered his first words to the site of the club in the capital . A fairly conventional speech for the native of Rotterdam, now linked to PSG until June 2024 and who will discover the Ligue 1 Uber Eats in August.
Envy, determination and ambitious project
“Joining Paris Saint-Germain is a new challenge for me,” explained Georginio Wijnaldum after signing his contract. I join one of the best training courses in Europe and I am keen to be able to bring my desire and my determination to this ambitious project. Paris Saint-Germain have proven their status in recent years and I am sure that together, for our supporters, we can still go further and higher, ”said the Dutch midfielder. We will therefore wait for the presentation press conference to find out a little more about his motivations.
“One of the best training in Europe”, “desire” and “determination”, “an ambitious project”: to win the Champions League, he who achieved it with Liverpool in 2019, a speech addressed to the supporters , which he has already made his own. The introduction is concise but well established. It should please. In the meantime, “Gini”, who wore number 5 with the Reds – property of Marquinhos in Paris – has not yet revealed his jersey number in the capital. Currently with the selection of the Netherlands, with which he must play the Euro against Austria, North Macedonia and Ukraine, the New Parisian is the first big blow of the summer in Ligue 1!