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Along with the likes of Lionel Messi, Sergio Ramos, Gianluigi Donnarumma and Achraf Hakimi, the Netherlands international was one of many world-class arrivals at the Parc des Princes in the summer, moving on a free transfer after his contract with Liverpool expired.
He looked set to link up with compatriot Memphis Depay and play under former boss Ronald Koeman at Barcelona but PSG swooped in and tied him to a three-year contract.
But after being a mainstay in Liverpool's midfield for five seasons, making 237 appearances, Wijnaldum hasn't had the best of starts to life in Paris.
He's struggled to get in the side, starting only one of the last five games in Ligue One due to Mauricio Pochettino preferring a pairing of Idrissa Gueye and Marco Verratti.
“I can’t say I’m completely happy,” Wijnaldum told Dutch Media ahead of the Netherlands' World Cup qualifier against Gibraltar on Monday night.
“Because the situation is not what I wanted. But that’s football and I’ll have to learn to deal with that. I’m a fighter. I have to stay positive and work hard to turn it around.
“I have played a lot in recent years, was always fit and also did very well. This is something different and that takes getting used to. I was really looking forward to the new step and then this happens. It is very difficult.”
Wijnaldum has featured 11 times in total for his new club but is yet to contribute with a goal or assist from midfield.
Gini Wijnaldum to NOS: “To be honest, I can't say I'm completely happy [at Paris Saint-Germain] because the situation is not what I wanted. Sometimes if you don’t play it’s worrying”. 🇳🇱🇫🇷 #PSG @NOSsport— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) October 11, 2021
PSG's star-studded squad are top of Ligue One with eight wins from their first nine games. They return to action against Angers on 15 October, before hosting Leipzig in the Champions League group stage four days later.
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