'I don't know why' - Gary Neville makes Gini Wijnaldum claim ahead of Liverpool exit
Wijnaldum started for the Netherlands in their last-16 Euro 2020 clash rail the Czech Republic on Sunday afternoon
Gary Neville has uttered of his nonplus at Georginio Wijnaldum’s poor goalscoring record at Liverpool.
The 30-year-old started for Frank de Boer's side in their last-16 Euro 2020 clash lambaste the Czech Republic on Sunday afternoon.
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And although the Dutch were enormous favourites heading into the game, two end half goals from Tomas Holes and Patrik Schick secured the Czech’s a superior last-16 win.
Wijnaldum full the tournament with three goals in four games for the Netherlands, a come back that was a far cry from his form.
For side, he struck recognized 22 times in 237 matches, with two campaigns of six goals being his top seasonal tallies.
“I don’t know why he would obtain one in ten with Liverpool and one in three with Holland,” Neville told ITV during their coverage of the game on Sunday.
“I can see why he wouldn’t posses one in three, but he played in one of those extensive of the three midfield players.
“He always had or somebody unpunctual him, so there’s no excuse for him to not get forward.
“Liverpool are going to bird him, though. Klopp always played him. He’s a decisive artist and he’s one of the very ethical players the Dutch have.”
Wijnaldum consign become a Paris Saint-Germain artist when his betroth ends this week, after he opted to bring to the French feature instead of Barcelona.
And old Dutch star Nigel De Jong believes might hold got fresh out of Wijnaldum had Klopp tried him in a twin case to the one he plays for his country.
"If you look at the circumstances he plays for Holland, he plays a more advanced role and he has the opportunity to incision additional goals," said De Jong, who was also on punditry respect on ITV.
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"That was the difference among how he played for Liverpool and when he played for Holland.
"He is one of the most chief players for Holland and even has additional goals than [Marco] Van Basten."