As quoted by The Guardian, Georginio Wijnaldum has revealed why he chose signing for Liverpool over Tottenham in the summer window at the start of this season.
The news has raised a few smiles on the Liverpool fans faces here in the Transfer Tavern with them being gradually more and more impressed with the Dutchman’s work-rate and ability to press in Jurgen Klopp’s system, whilst it’s always nice to hear you got one over your rivals.
And it appears that the aforementioned Klopp was one of the main reasons the former Newcastle United man went for the Anfield club.
“I had great conversations with [Mauricio] Pochettino and Klopp,” explained Wijnaldum.
“But in the meeting with Jürgen we had a laugh and did not speak only about football. He was interested in my personal life and that was good for me. He was not only interested in Wijnaldum the footballer but Wijnaldum the person. When you’re not out on the football field you have to communicate as people and it is good if you know something about how the other person is. It makes things easier.”
On reading these words our Reds fans have fallen a little bit more in love with their German manager, who has already shown he is a pretty larger-than-life character to be around.
Certainly, that’s been reflected on the pitch this season for the Reds.
Liverpool have been one of the most scintillating outfits in the league leaving them second in the division and the players seem to be enjoying themselves of whom, Wijnaldum is one.
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