Gini Wijnaldum slammed for PSG struggles as ex-Liverpool star faces ‘nice issue’

Gini Wijnaldum has didn’t hit the bottom operating at PSG after finishing a free switch from Liverpool over the summer season, and he has are available in for recent criticism

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Georginio Wijnaldum was as soon as once more slammed by French media for his efficiency towards Membership Brugge as he continues to battle at Paris Saint-Germain.

The Dutch midfielder opted to go away Liverpool over the summer season, becoming a member of Ligue 1 giants PSG on a free switch.

Nevertheless, issues haven’t gone precisely in response to plan for the 30-year-old, who signed a three-year contract on the Parc des Princes.

Wijnaldum had began all 4 of PSG’s league video games earlier than being benched towards Clermont Foot final weekend.

He additionally began towards Membership Brugge within the opening Champions League match, however discovered himself hooked at half-time after an underwhelming 45 minutes.

Gini Wijnaldum has struggled since becoming a member of PSG from Liverpool


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Whereas discussing his efficiency in Belgium, French outlet L’Equipe didn’t maintain again with their criticism.

Having given Wijnaldum a 3/10 for his efficiency, they described him as common ‘at finest’ with the ball, and stated he’s going through ‘nice issue’ in defensive duels, the place many had been anticipating him to thrive.

As per Sport Witness, L’Equipe wrote in Thursday’s publication: “Orphan of Marco Verratti, grasp within the area, the Parisian midfield have by no means recognized the way to eliminate the Belgian urgent.

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“Georginio Wijnaldum, nonetheless very disappointing final night time, illustrates this deficiency.”

Wednesday’s draw was one of many first instances Mauricio Pochettino has fielded his world-class attacking trio of Lionel Messi, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe collectively.

And the world-class strike pressure faltered towards the Belgian’s seemingly sub-par again line.

Paris Saint-Germain’s Dutch midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum kicks the ball through the UEFA Champions League Group A soccer match Membership Brugge towards Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) at Jan Breydel Stadium in Bruges, on September 15, 2021. (Photograph by JOHN THYS / AFP) (Photograph by JOHN THYS/AFP through Getty Pictures)


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Pochettino admitted that he was all too conscious of the underwhelming efficiency to kick issues off within the group stage, however vowed that his aspect would enhance over time.

“We all know we’ve to enhance. That is not the issue for me,” stated the Argentine.

“I am pleased with the defensive effort of the attackers. We have now to be stronger in different areas of the sport.

“[We] must compete, to know one another, to know one another, to play collectively to succeed with all three however that was not the issue.

“We weren’t robust sufficient in a Champions League match. We aren’t pleased with the consequence and the efficiency, we all know we’ve to do higher.

“We have now an impressive group of gamers, we now must discover a defensive and offensive organisation. We’d like time.”

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