Arsenal monitors Georginio Wijnaldum's situation at PSG

Ernest Sunday
By Ernest Sunday

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Arsenal are currently monitoring the situation of former Liverpool's midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum as they bid to solve their midfield crisis

Arsenal is interested in signing PSG's Georginio Wijnaldum

It is no longer news that Arsenal is recently facing a midfielder crisis and looking for a way to solve the issues before the winter transfer window closes.

Arsenal's manager Mikel Arteta has also admitted the short of midfielders in his squad, with Thomas Partey already off for the 2021 AFCON tournament with Ghana while Mohamed Elneny has also joined Egypt.

Granit Xhaka is also reported positive for the COVID-19 infection, while Ainsley Maitland-Niles has gone out on loan to AS Roma in the Italian Serie A. The situation has left the manager with only Martin Ødegaard, Albert Sambi Lokonga and Emile Smith Rowe in the first team.

Mikel Arteta is fully aware of the risk and revealed that they are looking for options to solve their problem.

"We are very, very short at the moment. We are going to move and look for options because we are very short there", Arteta said when asked about the possibility of signing a midfielder in the current January transfer.

According to a report from Skysports, Arsenal is monitoring the situation of Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum and is interested in signing the 31-year-old player who is keen on returning to the Premier League.

Georginio Wijnaldum was one of the key player that won the 2018 Champions League title with Liverpool with his unforgetable two goals against Barcelona

Georginio Wijnaldum's situation.

Since moving to Paris Saint-Germain from Liverpool last year, Georginio Wijnaldum has faced much competition at Le Parc des Princes.

The Netherlands international player has faced competition for the starting lineup, with Ander Herrera, Idrissa Gueye and Leandro Paredes fighting for a similar position.

Wijnaldum has only played 933-minute league games, little playing time compared to 2947 he enjoyed in the Premier League last season.

Some reports claim that Georginio Wijnaldum is a childhood fan of Arsenal and would like to return to the Premier League and play for the Emirate club.

What Georginio Wijnaldum would bring to the Arsenal team

Arsenal's manager, Mikel Arteta, has done a remarkable job bringing quality midfielders to his squad. Ghanaian Thomas Partey, Arsenal's academy graduate Emile Smith Rowe and Norwegian Martin Ødegaard have already established themselves on Arteta's team.

Signing Georginio Wijnaldum would be a great addition to the team, especially this January transfer window that they are losing some players due to the 2021 African Cup of Nations (AFCON).

Georginio Wijnaldum already has so much experience in winning titles, having won the Premier League and Champions League titles with Liverpool in the past years; his addition into Arsenal's squad would be ideal for increasing their winning mentality.