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Liverpool fans react as Gini Wijnaldum comments on his future

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Liverpool fans react as Gini Wijnaldum comments on his future

Some Liverpool fans have been reacting to comments made by midfielder Gini Wijnaldum about his contract situation.

The Netherlands international’s current deal at Anfield expires in the summer of 2021, and there has been some clamour recently for him to extend following some terrific form for the Reds.

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Indeed, Wijnaldum – who cost £25 million in 2016 (BBC Sport) – has become a hugely important member of Jurgen Klopp’s starting XI, and arguably 2019/20 has been one of his best seasons since arriving in English football.

Despite there only being 18 months remaining on his current deal, Wijnaldum isn’t currently in any rush to pen a fresh contract.

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He told Sky Sports: “I’m just focusing on bringing this season to a good end and that’s the only thing I’m thinking of.

“What would I like? It is difficult to say. It depends on what the club wants and how the situation is at that time. We will see.”

Liverpool, of course, are in an extremely healthy position right now and stand to win their first league title for 30 years and first ever Premier League trophy.

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Perhaps Wijnaldum merely sees contract talks as a potential distraction at this moment in time.

He’s been in wonderful form, and he probably wants to avoid the initial pressures of signing a deal that would very likely increase his wages and therefore bring more scrutiny.

Liverpool fans react

Some Liverpool fans on social media were a little disappointed by Wijnaldum’s reluctance to acknowledge his contract situation:

 

 

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