How Liverpool could save £372k a week in wages by letting NINE players follow Wijnaldum out door after PSG transfer

LIVERPOOL could strike £372,000 per week off the wage bill this summer.

The Reds are planning a mass clearout at Anfield as Jurgen Klopp looks to freshen up his squad.

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And up to nine players could be following Georginio Wijnaldum out of the Anfield exit door.

Wijnaldum, 30, looked set to join Barcelona on a free transfer after his release from Liverpool but is now on his way to Paris Saint-Germain.

The Reds will stop paying his £80,000-per-week pay on June 30 when his contract ends.

According to Spotrac figures, another player on £80k is Xherdan Shaqiri.

The Swiss star, 29, may well be moved on this summer with Lazio weighing up an offer.

Takumi Minamino has struggled to make an impact since arriving from Red Bull Salzburg.

He spent the second half of last season on loan at Southampton and the £75,000-a-week ace could be sold.

Champions League hero Divock Origi's time on Merseyside also looks to be over after featuring just nine times in the Premier League last term, starting twice, for a total of 181 minutes.


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The £60,000-a-week forward's only goal came in the 7-2 thumping of Lincoln in the Carabao Cup.

Loris Karius (£25k) and Marko Grujic (£15k) spent last season on loan on the continent but are not part of Klopp's plans.

Liverpool academy talents Sheyi Ojo (£10k) and Harry Wilson (£12k) were with Cardiff in 2020-21 while Ben Woodburn (£12k) headed to Blackpool and Liam Millar (£3k) Charlton.

Liverpool’s mass exodus

Georginio WIJNALDUM – £80,000

Xherdan SHAQIRI – £80,000

Takumi MINAMINO – £75,000

Divock ORIGI – £60,000

Loris KARIUS – £25,000

Marko GRUJIC – £15,000

Ben WOODBURN – £12,000

Harry WILSON – £12,000

Sheyi OJO – £10,000

Liam MILLAR – £3,000

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