Newcastle United interested to sign Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum in this summer. The Magpies preparing for the next season and already signed several footballers. Benitez wants to strengthen Newcastle midfield and his main target is Wijnaldum.
Georginio joined Reds from the Magpies in 2016 with a £25m deal. In this season Wijnaldum played 55 games, scored 3 goals and made 4 assists. Dutch midfielder wants to get regular game time and Newcastle is the perfect option for the footballer. He is contracted with Liverpool until 2021 and his release clause is around £30m.
Reds already signed RB Leipzig midfielder Naby Keita and Monaco star Fabinho in this summer. This is another reason why Georginnio should leave the club. Liverpool have too many midfielders and there is an unhealthy competition with midfielders in the club. Emre Can already leave the club and joined Juventus with a free deal. Reds only advantage is that they can take nearly £30m from Wijnaldum transfer.
27-year-old perfectly suits the Newcastle as he played in this club until joined the Reds. The Magpies had a good season as they finished Premier League on a 10th place and planning to fight for the Euro Competitions ticket next season. Georginio will be a perfect signing for the club.
Liverpool preparing to sign Sevilla centre-back Simon Kjaer in this transfer window. Klopp keen to improve Reds backline and several defenders is on German coach’s radar. Denmark international is demanded defender and many big clubs like Lyon and Arsenal also keen to sign him. 29-year-old had an impressive season and with Sevilla, he reached Champions League quarterfinals. Spanish club lost a dramatic match against Bayern as they scored two own goals.
Kjaer joined Spanish club from Fenerbahce in 2017 with a £12m deal. Simon contracted with Sevilla until 2021 and his release clause is nearly £20m. In this season he played 36 games and scored 3 goals in all competition. He also named in Denmark squad for the World Cup and his team reached playoffs. After losing against Croatia in Penalty shootout they kicked out from the Mundial.
Liverpool already signed Naby Keita from RB Leipzig and Fabinho from Monaco. Reds also very close to signing Stoke winger Xherdan Shaqiri. Klopp’s long-term target is Lyon star Nabil Fekir but the deal isn’t done yet. Kjaer will strengthen the Liverpool squad which is the main goal for German coach.
Liverpool finished negotiations with Swiss winger Xherdan Shaqiri and deal will be done in coming days. 26-year-old had impressive performances in the World Cup and proved one more time that he deserves to play in a big club like Liverpool. Stoke relegated in Championship as they finished Premier League campaign on a 19th place. Shaqiri planning to leave the club and join Liverpool to fight for the titles. Man United also interested to sign the Potters winger but Reds are in pole position as they started negotiations with Stoke much earlier and besides that, Xerdan prefers to join Liverpool. Jurgen Klopp keen to strengthen his club front-line and 26-year-old is the perfect option.
Shaqiri contracted with the Potters until 2020 and his release clause is nearly €18m, which isn’t a problem for Liverpool who already spent around €100m for signing Naby Keita and Fabinho. Switzerland international joined the club from Inter in 2015 with a £16m deal. Xherdan is a leader of Stoke but now he prefers to take care of his career. In this season 26-year-old played 42 games, scored 9 goals and made 8 assists. Shaqiri also scored an amazing goal against Serbia and helped his team to reach the playoffs, but after losing 1-0 over Sweden, Switzerland kicked out from the World Cup. This transfer will become official soon.