Ryan Babel tweets good luck message to Georginio Wijnaldum ahead of proposed Liverpool move

Georginio Wijnaldum celebrates scoring the third goal for Newcastle from the penalty spot

Liverpool and Newcastle are said to have agreed on a £25 million fee.

Georginio Wijnaldum scores the third goal for Newcastle from the penalty spotGeorginio Wijnaldum scores the third goal for Newcastle from the penalty spot

Liverpool appear to be closing in on Newcastle United midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum, with reports this morning, including one from Sky Sports, suggests a £25 million fee has been agreed between the two clubs.

HITC Sport first reported interest in the midfielder from the Reds two weeks ago as Jurgen Klopp looks to strengthen his midfield options for the season ahead.

Georginio Wijnaldum celebrates scoring the third goal for Newcastle from the penalty spotGeorginio Wijnaldum celebrates scoring the third goal for Newcastle from the penalty spot

The Dutchman looks set to have a medical with Liverpool and make his debut for them on their pre-season tour of the United States where they will play three friendly games against Chelsea, AC Milan and Roma. 

Wijnaldum has already received one message of support ahead of his proposed move from fellow countryman and former Liverpool forward Ryan Babel on twitter:

His message may be a little premature as the deal hasn't been officially completed yet but Babel retains a very positive attitude towards Liverpool having spent three and a half years at the club, even though he had mixed performances there himself.  

Wijnaldum will be appreciated if he can deliver goals from midfield which have been sorely lacking for a few years now from the Reds, as it seems that's the main reason Liverpool have made their move for him, along with his versatility. 

Newcastle United's Georginio Wijnaldum in action with Swansea's Angel RangelNewcastle United's Georginio Wijnaldum in action with Swansea's Angel Rangel

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