Report claims Georginio Wijnaldum will let Newcastle decide his future

The Dutchman is reportedly not prepared to force through a move following the club's relegation from the Premier League.

Georginio Wijnaldum will reportedly leave his future in the hands of Newcastle following their relegation from the Premier League, according to the Shields Gazette.

The Dutchman was unsurprisingly suggested as one of the players that will actively look to leave St James' Park in the coming months, but the Shields Gazette reports that he is willing to let the Magpies decide his fate.

If the 25-year-old ultimately ends up staying with Newcastle, it will prove to be a major boost to their hopes of returning to the top flight at the first attempt.

The midfielder finished his first campaign in England as the side's top goalscorer with 11 strikes to his name. And with only one other player in the squad contributing more assists than the five he managed, his quality could be vital to the team's chances next term.

And should Rafael Benitez also stay on Tyneside for the Championship campaign, they will undoubtedly go into the season with the kind of positivity that suggests that promotion is only one small step on the ladder of what the club hope to achieve. 

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