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Georginio Wijnaldum admits ‘situation is not what I wanted’ at PSG after free transfer from Liverpool in summer


Georginio Wijnaldum admitted he “was not completely happy” at Paris Saint-Germain after his summer transfer from Liverpool.

The Dutchman, who spent five years at Anfield after his £ 25million move from Newcastle in 2016, turned down the offer of a new contract and then joined PSG this summer with a free transfer.

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Wijnaldum has been on the bench lately and he’s not happy about it

The Netherlands star had previously explained how he was affected by trolls on social media during his last two years at Anfield, saying he felt “unappreciated” by some Reds fans.

And he admits he has found life in the French capital difficult as he has expressed concerns about his playing time at the Parc des Princes under Mauricio Pochettino.

“I can’t say I’m completely happy,” said Wijnaldum, who has been a substitute for PSG’s last three outings. “Because the situation is not what I wanted.

“But this is football and I’m going to have to learn to deal with it. I’m a fighter. I have to stay positive and work hard to turn the tide.

Georginio Wijnaldum admits ‘situation is not what I wanted’ at PSG after free transfer from Liverpool in summer

The Dutchman is currently in international service with the Netherlands

“I think [not playing], this is a major concern for every player, ”added Wijnaldum.

“It’s also worrying if you don’t play. But this is only the start of the season. A lot can still happen and I stay positive.

Wijnaldum has played eight of PSG’s nine Ligue 1 games this season.

The French giants lead the standings with 24 points out of 27 possible this season.

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