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Report: Gini Wijnaldum 'desperate to stay' at Liverpool

Liverpool have a massive six months or so ahead of them. It is a period of time which could see the squad completely reshaped. There are rumours flying around of dozens of ins and outs as Jürgen Klopp looks to set up his second squad. One man could have his future sorted in the coming days. According to the Liverpool ECHO, Gini Wijnaldum is desperate to stay at Liverpool.

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Gini Wijnaldum undroppable

There are few players more important to this Liverpool side than Gini Wijnaldum.

The Dutchman has everything it takes to be a Jürgen Klopp midfielder.

Gini is relentless in his pressing, he is rarely injured and perpetually available.

The £25m man relishes big games, often coming up with the goods when we need him; who can ever forget his brace against Barcelona?

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This season he played a sensational amount of games in succession for club and country, he is ageing like a fine wine. Yet we don’t know if he’ll be here next season

Gini Wijnaldum wants to stay in Liverpool

Over the summer Wijnaldum entered the final year of his contract at Liverpool.

The Dutchman was subsequently linked with moves to Barcelona, Inter Milan and just about every other top European side.

There have been no concrete updates on his contract situation.

From January he can negotiate a free transfer elsewhere, Kopites are holding their breath waiting to see what will happen.

According to the Liverpool ECHO, Gini Wijnaldum is ‘desperate’ to stay at Liverpool.

The midfielder and his young family are settled here and he doesn’t want to up sticks.

What RTK has to say

Gini Wijnaldum staying at Liverpool is essential.

The Dutchman is one of our most reliable midfielders and he has given us so much.

He should be rewarded for everything he’s given us, we shouldn’t be bartering with a club icon.

Whilst the Reds’ position is understandable, there are times and places for counting every penny; Gini’s contract isn’t the right time.

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