AS Roma already wants to have Georginio Wijnaldum at a discount


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Georginio Wijnaldum sees the light again. Loaned to AS Roma by Paris Saint-Germain last summer, the 32-year-old Dutch midfielder thought he would get back into Serie A after a nightmarish season in Ligue 1. Arrived in Paris with the label of a player capable of o bring more to a Parisian midfield so often criticized, the Batavian has never been able to win. Unfortunately for him, fate got involved again.

Just two weeks after arriving in Roma, Wijnaldum only had time to play 13 minutes against Salernitana before suffering an injury in training a few days later. And the verdict was a real blow. “Following an injury sustained in training on Sunday afternoon, Georginio Wijnaldum then underwent medical examinations which confirmed the presence of a fractured tibia in his right leg. The player will undergo further tests in the coming days.”.

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Unavailable last August, Wijnaldum could not participate in the World Cup in Qatar. Heartbreak for him. Having left with the Roman group for a winter camp in Portugal, the former resident of Liverpool has just returned to training. As for a return to competition, Il Tempo indicates that it will probably be necessary to wait until at least January 15. But the most important information delivered by the Italian media concerns the future of the Dutchman.

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As a reminder, Wijnaldum is on loan until the end of the season with a purchase option estimated at €8m. Well, the newspaper explains that the sports director of AS Roma, Tiago Pinto, has already sounded out the Rouge et Bleu to find out if they agree to terminate the juicy contract linking them to Wijnaldum (salary of 9 M€ annual). Option refused by PSG. What is certain is that Roma, if they decide to keep the player, will try to lower the amount of the purchase option. In addition to the Paredes case, Paris must therefore prepare to negotiate hard for another of its loans.

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