Ex-Liverpool midfielder could be on his way to Everton - report

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PSG midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum
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Everton (opens successful caller tab) are reportedly funny successful signing erstwhile Liverpool (opens successful caller tab) midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum.

The Netherlands planetary joined PSG (opens successful caller tab) pursuing the expiry of his declaration astatine Anfield a twelvemonth ago, but helium has struggled to get going with the French champions.

He made conscionable 21 starts for Mauricio Pochettino's broadside successful Ligue 1 and the Champions League past term.

As such, according to 90min (opens successful caller tab), the 31-year-old volition beryllium allowed to permission the Parc des Princes this summertime - and Everton are said to beryllium 1 of a fig of Premier League clubs interested.

The Toffees - who secured top-flight information with a melodramatic comeback triumph against Crystal Palace (opens successful caller tab) successful the penultimate crippled of 2022-23 - person yet to marque immoderate caller additions this transportation window.

Wijnaldum ought to bolster Frank Lampard's midfield options astatine Goodison Park, but fewer players person ever featured for some Merseyide rivals.

In fact, nary 1 has done truthful since 2002 - erstwhile Portuguese defender Abel Xavier, controversially, moved straight from Everton to Liverpool.

Others to person turned retired successful the colours of some clubs implicit the years see Peter Beardsley, Nick Barmby and Steve McMahon.

Leicester (opens successful caller tab), Wolves (opens successful caller tab) and West Ham (opens successful caller tab) are besides thought to beryllium keen connected Wijnaldum, who made 141 Premier League appearances for the Reds - and 38 successful his 1 play astatine Newcastle (opens successful caller tab).

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Tom Hancock started freelancing for FourFourTwo successful April 2019 and has besides written for The Analyst and When Saturday Comes, among others. He supports Wycombe Wanderers and is besides a keen follower of Borussia Dortmund. A self-confessed statto, helium has been known to ticker shot with a spreadsheet (or several) open...