August 20, 2022

Former Liverpool and Newcastle midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum has been unveiled by Roma after becoming a member of the membership on mortgage. 

Wijnaldum, 31, joins the membership after enduring a dire 12 month keep within the French capital having left Merseyside on a free switch final summer time by which he solely performed 38 video games throughout the season scoring solely three objectives.

Unveiling the Dutch midfielder on their social media accounts, Wijnaldum was filmed rising out of a swimming pool in a full Roma strip whereas whistling the tune to the tune that was sung for him at Liverpool to the tune of This Lady by Kungs. 

The Dutch midfielder has been unveiled as a Roma participant after leaving PSG on mortgage

He initially arrived in Rome through the day on Friday and was mobbed by a whole lot of supporters all determined to catch a glimpse of their new signing earlier than Roma confirmed the deal. 

The midfielder, who will captain Holland at this winter’s World Cup in Qatar, mentioned he was given a variety of ‘confidence’ in regards to the membership being the fitting match for him judging by their obvious desperation to push the deal over the road. The deal accommodates an choice to make the transfer everlasting on the finish of the present season. 

‘It’s a very good feeling to be a Roma participant,’ Wijnaldum mentioned. 

‘Everybody I’ve spoken to has given me nice suggestions in regards to the membership and its followers.

Georginio Wignaldum gives a thumbs up to the fans that waited for his arrival in Italy

Georginio Wignaldum offers a thumbs as much as the followers that waited for his arrival in Italy

‘The membership made it clear simply how a lot they wished me within the efforts they made to finish the deal, which all the time offers a participant a variety of confidence and perception.’ 

‘The reception from the supporters, on social media and elsewhere, has additionally been unbelievable, he added.

‘I promise to offer 100% and assist the workforce compete for all our targets this season.’

Wijnaldum, who first arrived in England in 2015 having been signed from PSV by Newcastle, joins Paulo Dybala, Nemanja Matic, Zeki Celik and Mile Svilar in transferring to the Italian capital. 

The midfielder endured a difficult stay in Paris and with a World Cup on the horizon needed more game time

The midfielder endured a troublesome keep in Paris and with a World Cup on the horizon wanted extra recreation time

Jose Mourinho’s facet final time period gained the inaugural Europa Convention League and the previous Inter Milan coach is seeking to assemble a successful squad with the Giallorossi. 

Wijnaldum’s transfer to Roma was lastly allowed to be accomplished after the French champions secured the signing of former Swansea midfielder Renato Sanches from Lille on a five-year deal. 

It’s believed PSG paid round £12.6m for the Swansea midfielder who has managed to rebuild his profession on the elite degree of soccer considerably having endured just a few troublesome years.