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Scholes asks Wijnaldum: Why would you want to leave Liverpool?

Manchester United great Paul Scholes is baffled by Gini Wijnaldum's wish to leave Liverpool.

The 30-year-old was linked with a move to Ronald Koeman's Barcelona over the summer but remained a Liverpool player, with Scholes claiming that staying in Merseyside is a more attractive option for him.

He said, "Why would he want to leave, the way they (Liverpool) are playing with attacking football every week?

"He was linked to Barcelona but it never came off, but why would you want to leave? I think they'll win the league again and it's an exciting team for him to play in.

"He's a Barcelona style player and he could fit into Barcelona's system and there's that Dutch connection is going to be big at Barcelona. Especially with Koeman there or for how much longer we don't know because they're struggling, but why would you leave such an exciting team?"

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