Georginio Wijnaldum

Liverpool

Liverpool midfielder announces his return to Merseyside

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Back to Liverpool! Preparing for the derby

Four Things We Learned From Burnley

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1) Good to grind out a result Liverpool's 2-1 win over Burnley on Sunday afternoon may not have been the most emphatic of victories but it was a win that proved the Reds do have the ability to grind out a result.

Going 1-0 down after seven minutes seemed far too familiar for Jurgen Klopp's side.

Can the man as Liverpool beat Burnley

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Liverpool (AFP) – Emre Can’s superb shot guided Liverpool to a 2-1 home win over Burnley on Sunday and maintained their bid to qualify for next season’s Champions League.

Ashley Barnes, with his club’s first goal at Anfield since 1975, had given Burnley a deserved early lead only for Georginio Wijnaldum to equalise in first-half injury-time.

Can the man as Liverpool beat Burnley

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Liverpool (AFP) – Emre Can’s superb shot guided Liverpool to a 2-1 home win over Burnley on Sunday and maintained their bid to qualify for next season’s Champions League.

Ashley Barnes, with his club’s first goal at Anfield since 1975, had given Burnley a deserved early lead only for Georginio Wijnaldum to equalise in first-half injury-time.

Wenger and Klopp in search of lost flow

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London (AFP) – Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger and Liverpool counterpart Jurgen Klopp have their backs to the wall as their teams go in search of restorative victories in the Premier League this weekend.

Arsenal have fallen 12 points off the pace after successive losses against Watford and leaders Chelsea, while Liverpool are a point further back following a dismal sequence of five league games without victory.

Wenger and Klopp in search of lost flow

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London (AFP) – Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger and Liverpool counterpart Jurgen Klopp have their backs to the wall as their teams go in search of restorative victories in the Premier League this weekend.

Arsenal have fallen 12 points off the pace after successive losses against Watford and leaders Chelsea, while Liverpool are a point further back following a dismal sequence of five league games without victory.

Slumping Liverpool braced for Spurs test

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Liverpool (AFP) – After a miserable start to 2017, Liverpool are in a sorry state ahead of Tottenham Hotspur’s visit in the Premier League on Saturday.

They have won only one of their last 10 matches, were knocked out of both domestic cups in the space of four days and slipped out of the top four after last weekend’s 2-0 loss at strugglers Hull City.

Slumping Liverpool braced for Spurs test

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Liverpool (AFP) – After a miserable start to 2017, Liverpool are in a sorry state ahead of Tottenham Hotspur’s visit in the Premier League on Saturday.

They have won only one of their last 10 matches, were knocked out of both domestic cups in the space of four days and slipped out of the top four after last weekend’s 2-0 loss at strugglers Hull City.

The Draw Is Not Enough

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On another day in another season a 1-1 draw with Chelsea would have been a fantastic result but after 90 minutes on Tuesday evening Reds fans were left thinking "what if?"
What if that free kick which wasn't a free kick wasn't actually given? What if we'd of beaten Swansea? What if Sadio Mane had of been around for a few extra games?

Six One: Five Things We Learned

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1) Goals are coming from all over the place

I expected us to beat Watford on Sunday and I expected us to concede but I never expected us to walk away with a 6-1 victory. It was a ridiculous performance from the Reds and what is most refreshing to see is the fact that the goals aren't just coming from one player.

Which Reds Will Make Your Fantasy Football Team?

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It's that time of year again when all the fantasy football experts come crawling out of the woodwork, ready to find the perfect witty team name alongside a scribbled down list of potential forwards, midfielders, defenders and the most reliable goalkeeper money can buy. At the same time, I always seem to find myself joining in, usually via a work's league and then after about two months I completely forget about the whole thing but hey, it's all good fun eh?

Newcastle United

Who Is Georginio Wijnaldum?

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Liverpool have completed the signing of Georginio Wijnaldum from Rafael Benitez's Newcastle United for £25 million but just who exactly is the young Dutch talent?

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He started his career at Feyenoord making his debut in 2007 and in the process becoming the youngest player to ever start for the club.

All Four High Profile Players Will Leave Newcastle This Summer

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At the start of the summer there was debate at Newcastle whether high profile players like Andros Townsend, Gini Wijnaldum, Moussa Sissoko and Daryl Janmaat would push for a move away from Newcastle. The first three have certainly pushed for a move away in no uncertain terms and Andros and Gini have both [.

Wijnaldum Gone – Still One To Go

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Gini Wijnaldum has been signed by Liverpool FC with the club announcing it on the web-site earlier tonight. Newcastle have confirmed the sale of Georginio Wijnaldum to Liverpool for an undisclosed fee, but the fee is thought to be around £25M. Gini Wijnaldum gone This is what Managing Director Lee Charnley has said about [.

Rafa Benitez’ Message To Newcastle Fans

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There's still some uncertainty surrounding Newcastle's squad, with Gini Wijnaldum expected to sign for Liverpool today and wantaway Moussa Sissoko reporting back on August 1st and making it very clear he wants to leave Newcastle just as soon as he can possibly can. Rafa has a message today for the fans that he wants to [.

Latest Wijnaldum Update On Liverpool Move

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Gini Wijnaldum is scheduled to have his Liverpool medical today and all being well will sign on for Liverpool for a fee expected to be somewhere between £25M and £27M, depending on which reports you believe. The former PSV player will have been at Newcastle just a couple of weeks over a year and we [.

Why Newcastle Wanted Exactly £27M For Wijnaldum

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It seems that PSV were smart enough to put a sell-on clause into Gini Wijnaldum's contract when he was signed for £14.5M from the top Dutch club last July. The sell-on clauses are generally around 20% which means that PSV would get 20% of the profit Newcastle make on the deal with Liverpool. Gini Wijnaldum [.

Potential Pogba Deal Makes Sissoko £35M Transfer More Likely

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Manchester United are reported to be close to finalizing a deal for Paul Pogba from Juventus in a transfer worth close to £100M, or even more than that according to reports today, In France, L'Equipe are reporting today that a meeting was held yesterday with representatives of both clubs and Juventus agreed in principle [.

Newcastle Fans Twitter Reaction To Fee Agreed For Wijnaldum

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Here is some of the reaction to the news this morning that Liverpool have agreed a £25M fee for Gini Wijnaldum with Newcastle. The fans think it's very good business, but we need a replacement brought in. This is some of the collateral damage you get when the club is incompetent and gets relegated [.

Sky Sports – Newcastle Agree £25M Fee For Wijnaldum

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The latest news this morning is that Sky Sports are reporting that Newcastle have agreed a fee of around £25M with Liverpool for Wijnaldum, after talks are said to have gone on into the small hours of today between the clubs. Newcastle played Wijnaldum last night for 11 minutes in the 2-2 draw at Doncaster [.

Wijnaldum Liverpool Deal Moves Closer To Being Completed

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There are local reports today that Gini Wijnaldum is expected to be pulled out of the friendly tonight against Doncaster Rovers at the Keepmoat Stadium, as his move to Liverpool gets closer to being completed. As we had suggested a few days ago Rafa Benitez now wants 29 year-old Brazilian holding midfielder Lucas Leiva in [.

Newcastle Want Cool Cash Up Front For Wijandlum

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Newcastle United do not want to sell Gini Wijnaldum and if they do they will demand from Liverpool the type of deal we got when we sold Andy Carroll to them on January 31st, 2011 when Mike Ashley got involved and negotiated a deal where Liverpool paid £35M in cool cash up front. The Chronicle [...]

Liverpool Deal For Wijnaldum Reported Close

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There are various reports, including one in the Shields Gazette, that things seem to be moving quickly with the potential move of Gini Wijnaldum to Liverpool. Newcastlevalue Gini at around £27M and if Liverpool are willing to come close to that figure, it could explain the many reports that are emerging coming out reportinghe could [.

Newcastle Star Player Could Leave This Week

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There's news in most of the papers today that Liverpool are going to make a move for Newcastle's Gini Wijnaldum this week and that they are prepared to go up to £20M to get the Dutch International midfielder. Newcastle have made itclear the club financially does not have to sell any of our star players [.

Great News – Sissoko Further Increases His Transfer Value

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Moussa Sissoko was again the star man for France in the Euro 2016 final tonight in Paris, which saw Portugal surprisingly win 1-0 in extra time in what was an astonishing and classic smash and grab raid. Moussa was the best player on the field along with brilliant Portuguese goalkeeper Rui Patrício and the [.

Newcastle Deal Scuppered – But It Could Be Good News

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The Sunday People are reporting that Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez was keen on a swap deal for Gini Wijnaldum that would have included winger Jordan Ibe coming in from Liverpool plus cash of around £10M for the 25 year-old Dutch International midfielder. But since then Liverpool have accepted a huge offer of £15M from AFC [.

Sissoko Gives Hint When His Future Will Be Decided

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Moussa Sissoko must have a good chance of playing for France against Germany this week in the semi-finals of the Euros after he played well in France's 5-2 hammering of gallant Iceland the team that beat England all too easily. Yesterday he was in front of the cameras in Paris and the French media [.

Why Rafa May Yet Decide To Sell Sissoko and Wijnaldum

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If players like Moussa Sissoko and Gini Wijnaldum whine on about wanting to leave Newcastle this summer, it may be best to sell them but only at a very good price and then let Rafa bring in some good players to replace them. After all they were not good when Newcastle were struggling [...]

Benitez Reiterates Stance On Newcastle’s Top Players

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With news tonight that Rafa Benitez is after 22 year-old Spanish U21 full-back Jonny Otto, Rafa has reiterated Newcastle's stance with top stars including those who want to leave the club. Rafa has told Sky Sports that Newcastle do not have any pressure on them to sell any more players as the world-class Spanish [.

Benitez Gets Tough With Top Players’ Agents

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The agents of both Gini Wijnaldum and Moussa Sissoko have been in contact with the Newcastle manager about their players leaving the club this summer now we are relegated. There's nothing quite like top players leavinga club as soon as possible once we are in trouble and those two "stars"didn't exactly play their best for [.

Rafa Benitez A Role Model And Example To His Players

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Rafa Benitez shocked Alan Shearer in May when the Spanish manager decided to stay on at Newcastle and manage in the second division of England, after he was manager of Real Madrid one of the iconic clubs in world football less than a year ago. Alan didn't think a manager of such esteem [...]

Rafa Benitez Hints At Keeping Top Players At Newcastle

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Still no breakthrough in the transfer market for Newcastle, but Rafa Benitez isworking hard to close some deals that will bring in players who can improve the squad he inherited, when he first arrived on Tyneside last March. A center-back and a striker are probably the two players we need the most to strengthen [.

Benitez Could Struggle To Keep His Best Players At Newcastle

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With news last night that both Liverpool and Manchester City are interested in activating Andros Townsend's release clause of around £13M in his contract, it could be that Rafa Benitez will have some difficulty in keeping his best players at Newcastle in the Championship next season. Players likely to push for a move are Moussa [.

First Inquiry Made For One Of Newcastle’s Stars

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The Sunday People are today reporting that new Everton manager Ronald Koeman has made an inquiry for Gini Wijnaldum, the former PSV captain and Dutch Player of the year in 2015. Newcastle paid around£14.5M for Wijnaldum last summer, the 3rd most expensive player ever in Newcastle's history behind Michael Owen (£17M) and Alan Shearer(£15M) and [.

Little Progress On Wijnaldum Move To Roma

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Roma have been linked with Newcastle's Gini Wijnaldum for some time now, although their preference to replace recently sold Miralem Pjanic to Juventus is Real Madrid midfielder Mateo Kovacic. They wanted to take Mateo on loan in a bid to reduce their exposure on a player who has not done well in Madrid, after being [.

Wantaway Players Leaving Newcastle Will Solve This Problem

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It's been pointed out many times that when we were relegated seven years ago we had players like Steve Harper, Kevin Nolan, Steven Taylor, Jose Enrique, Joey Barton, Nicky Butt and others pledge their futures to Newcastle and helped us get out of the Championship at the first attempt. On the other hand some of [.

Newcastle Brace For Some Big Bids For Top MIdfielder

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Roma's Miralem Pjanic joined Juventus on a five-year contract for a fee of €32M (£25M)on Monday, after passing his medical and the news today in La Gazzetta dello Sport is that Roma are preparing a bid for Newcastle's Gini Wijnaldum as a replacement for Pjanic. Earlier this week it had been reported that Rafa Benitez [.

Italian Clubs Told How Much Wijnaldum Will Cost Them

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There are reports in Italy that Newcastle have put a price tag of £30M on midfielder Gini Wijnaldum, with both Roma, Naples and Lazio said to be interested in signing the Newcastle midfielder. Italian journalist Gianluca di Marzio is reporting Newcastle will only part with the player for more than double the price we paid [.

Clubs Will Be Disappointed In Attempts To Sign Newcastle Star

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News today that Rafa Benitez' former club Napoli are interested in signing 25 year-old Georginio Wijnaldum from Newcastle in the summer transfer window, with the news being reported in Italian outlet La Gazzetta dello Sport. Napoli did well last season and have already qualified for the group stages of the Champions League by finishing second [.

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Gini Wijnaldum Speaks Highly Of Newcastle United

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Former Newcastle midfielder Gini Wijnaldum has been talking to Voetbal International in an exclusive interview today and he has said he does not regret signing for Newcastle last summer. He points out that Newcastle United are a massive club in England and that isn't really appreciated in Holland. Gini went to Liverpool for £25M after [.