After the PSG transfer was announced, there were three prominent contenders who may replace Gini Wijnaldum at Liverpool.
As fans come to terms with Gini Wijnaldum’s departure from Liverpool following the announcement that he has signed a three-year contract with Paris Saint-Germain, speculation has begun to focus on who might replace him.
The 30-year-old was one of Jurgen Klopp’s earliest signings, and he has been a key member of the Liverpool team as they have progressed from Champions League contenders to European and Premier League champions in the last three years.
His contract at Anfield is set to expire at the end of June, and because no new deal could be struck, he was free to join a new team on a free transfer.
Although Wijnaldum’s influence on the team has been modest, it will be difficult to find a midfielder in the same mold who is both consistent and available. However, there are three players listed below that potentially meet the bill and be available this summer.
Bissouma joined Brighton from Lille in 2018, and both clubs have proven to be reliable when it comes to scouting and spotting top future talent, thanks to their innovative use of data and extensive scouting networks.
The 24-year-old isn’t as prolific as Wijnaldum in terms of goals and assists, but he’s swift and agile, making him a master at sweeping up danger ahead of the defense.
He has high technical skill in possession and is press resistant, which means he takes good care of the ball. His pass success rate of over 87 percent and average number of dispossessions per 90 demonstrate this. Wijnaldum, by comparison, had an average of 0.8 in that category this season.
With his Premier League experience, it’s no wonder that a number of prominent Premier League clubs, like Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal, are interested in signing the 24-year-old. The summary comes to a close.