Comparing Liverpool’s record with and without Gini Wijnaldum since 2018-19

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Since joining Liverpool from Newcastle in 2016, Georginio Wijnaldum has become an integral player for Jurgen Klopp’s side. 

Wijnaldum is yet to sign a new contract and has been heavily linked with a move away from Anfield, with Barcelona, Real Madrid and Inter Milan reportedly vying for his signature.

We’ve taken a closer look at Liverpool’s record with and without the Netherlands international in the starting XI in all competitions since the start of 2018-19.

With Wijnaldum starting

Played: 94
Won: 71
Drawn: 12
Lost: 11

Points per game: 2.39
Win rate: 75.5%
Loss rate: 11.7%

Goals per game: 2.21
Goals against per game: 0.91

READ: Wijnaldum’s display vs Man Utd proved he is Liverpool through and through

Without Wijnaldum starting

Played: 30
Won: 17
Drawn: 8
Lost: 5

Points per game: 1.96
Win rate: 56.7%
Loss rate: 16.7%

Goals per game: 1.93
Goals against per game: 1.13

Liverpool are clearly a better side with Georginio Wijnaldum in the team. If they after the thrill of risk, perhaps they’d just be better off using NetBet instead.


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