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Wijnaldum’s celebration vs Wolves explained after scoring Liverpool stunner

Georgino Wijnaldum’s performance in the thumping 4-0 win over at Wolves has increased the clamour for Liverpool to hand him a new deal.

The midfielder played a pivotal role as the Reds toasted the return of fans to Anfield with an impressive victory.

Wijnaldum netted the second on the night, after Mohamed Salah had put the champions in front in the first-half.

Joel Matip and a Nelson Semedo own goal made the scoreline reflect Jurgen Klopp’s men dominance, as they drew level with Tottenham at the Premier League summit.

But it was Wijnaldum’s goal that took most of the plaudits, netting from distance after a blistering counter-attack.

Gerogino Wijnaldum paid tribute to Virgil van Dijk with his celebration.

And following his goal, the Netherlands international performed what has become his customary celebration in the last month.

Wheeling away in celebration, Wijnaldum placed his hand under his chin. And he has previously revealed that he will celebrate goals like that until Virgil van Dijk returns from injury.

Wijnaldum’s international and Liverpool colleague van Dijk is set to miss the majority of the season, after he suffered a serious knee injury in the Merseyside derby with Everton.

He debuted his new tribute during last month’s international break, as he scored two goals to bring his total to 21.

Wijanldum netted twice for Netherlands during last month’s international break

In the red of Liverpool however, goals have been more difficult to come by, with the strike against Wolves his first of the season.

The impressive showing only led to more questions surrounding the 30-year-old’s future, with just months left on his Liverpool contract.

Wijnaldum remained coy on the situation, as links with Barcelona continue. Asked about the current talks, he told Amazon Prime: “I already said in my previous interview, I don’t talk about my contract situation, I talk about the game.

“The club talk about my contract.

Wijnaldum celebrates after making it 2-0 against Wolves

“There’s a connection, there was a connection from the first moment I came here, the supporters supported me a lot, but it’s not for me to talk about.”

Klopp admitted that he hopes the former Newcastle star will agree to new terms, outlining the strong bond the two enjoy.

“I hope so, to be honest. You can see that, he plays all the time. We have a pretty good relationship. I hope so,” he said following the win.

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