EFE.- The captain of the Netherlands team, Georginio Wijnaldum, who negotiated with FC Barcelona but has just announced that he will play next season at Paris Saint-Germain, explained this Saturday that it was “very difficult” to choose but that the club French was a little quicker and seduced him with his project.
“It was very difficult. I negotiated for five weeks until I made a final decision. PSG were a little faster and the project they had called me. It was a difficult decision because Barcelona was very interested in me,” said the former Liverpool player. , 30 years old.
On the eve of Holland’s debut at the European Championship against Ukraine, the captain added that he is glad to have been able to sort out his transfer before the competition because “during this tournament you have and want to be focused.”
“I had to make some difficult decisions, yes, it was very difficult. They are two big, very big clubs. And you would want to play for both of them. But in the end I decided on PSG. It was a great relief to be able to make the decision before it started. the tournament, “said Wijnaldum, who has 75 international appearances for the Netherlands.
The player, who was free this summer, has signed with PSG until 2024.