Georginio Wijnaldum to Arsenal gathers tempo as Liverpool legend sends midfielder clear message

Arsenal have been lifted of their efforts to prise Georginio Wijnaldum away from PSG amid stories that the Netherlands midfielder is a big admirer of the membership underneath Mikel Arteta.

Wijnaldum has had a tough time within the French capital after his free-transfer transfer final summer time. He has made simply 10 Ligue 1 begins and didn’t persuade Mauricio Pochettino he ought to be an everyday starter. He has although began the final three video games in various positions from left to proper wing, in addition to his favoured central midfield function.

And the Gunners – regardless of seemingly closing in on a Juventus star – are additionally reportedly weighing up a transfer for Wijnaldum.

They reportedly need to supply the Holland midfielder a six-month mortgage at Emirates Stadium ought to Wijnaldum push to go away.

Now these hopes have been given a big raise after Sky Sports activities claimed Arsenal are “one in every of his favorite golf equipment”.

“I’ve been informed Arsenal are one in every of his favorite golf equipment,” reporter Kaveh Solhekol mentioned. “Anyone fairly near me mentioned that when he was rising up that he was an Arsenal supporter. So I feel that he could be very happy to play for Arsenal at some point.

“I’m not going to say it’s going to occur this month. I’m not going to say it’s going to occur in the summertime.

“However they’re positively, I’ve been informed, a membership which are near his coronary heart.”

Rush can see Wijnaldum at Arsenal

Moreover, former Liverpool striker Ian Rush additionally reckons a transfer to Arsenal will profit Wijnaldum.

“I discover Gini Wijnaldum being linked with a transfer to Arsenal this week. I can see why, it is smart,” Rush mentioned, through Football.London.

“He’s an skilled midfielder and have become a extremely useful participant in [Jurgen] Klopp’s Liverpool facet. I had hoped he would keep on the membership past final summer time.

“In hindsight, it seems as if he would have been higher off staying at Liverpool. However he selected to take up the supply from Paris Saint-Germain. And, as we see all too usually, the grass just isn’t all the time greener on the opposite facet.

“He’s not enjoying recurrently in Paris however he’d positively get extra recreation time at Arsenal. They might use a little bit of expertise to enrich what’s already however younger facet.”

Arsenal, not Newcastle match – Rush

We broke the information in November that Newcastle are additionally reportedly eager on Wijnaldum.

Nevertheless, Rush believes the Gunners are a much better match for the 31-year-old.

“They might face some competitors from Gini’s outdated membership Newcastle although, who’ve a new-found wealth, and numerous soccer choices come right down to cash lately.

“If he does find yourself going again to Newcastle, you’d must assume he’s solely going there for monetary causes as a result of they appear like they’ll be enjoying Championship soccer subsequent season.

“Arsenal could be a significantly better transfer for him for my part, even when it’s on lesser wages.

“They’re actually going for the highest 4 and so they’re nonetheless within the hunt for a trophy. But when Gini has each choices it’ll come right down to both a soccer resolution or a monetary resolution.”

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