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Wolves to hijack Barcelona’s target, Wijnaldum

Thu 31 December 2020 | 7:43

The Dutch midfielder has been heavily linked with a move to Barcelona for a reunion with his former Netherlands manager, Ronald Koeman, as Inter Milan and Wolves are reportedly trying to ruin Koeman’s plans.

Liverpool

are facing a battle to retain their 30-year-old midfielder as his contract is due to expire this summer with several European giants are eying to sign him this summer.

Wolverhampton

Wanderers

are the last club that have joined the race for the Dutch midfielder’s signature along with

Inter Milan

and

Barcelona

.

According to La Gazzetta dello Sport,

Nuno Espirito

is considering the midfielder as

Joao Moutinho’s

potential replacement as

Wolves

look to build on their progress in recent years.

Wolves are hopeful because of their good relationship with the Anfield club, as both sides have done business this season, with

Diogo Jota

joined Liverpool from Wolves during the summer while

Ki-Jana Hoever

went the other way.

Gini Wijnaldum

joined the Reds from Newcastle in 2016 for a £23m fee, and Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp is hopeful to retain the midfielder as he has helped the Reds lift the Champions League, UEFA Super Cup, the Club World Cup, and last season's Premier League title.


source: SportMob