‘Gini showed just why he is so important for us’

Georginio Wijnaldum’s all-action display against Tottenham Hotspur showed just why Jürgen Klopp brought him to Anfield last summer, according to Gary Gillespie.

On his return to the starting XI on Saturday, the Dutchman provided a sumptuous assist for Sadio Mane’s opening goal and produced an energetic midfield performance that proved the catalyst for Liverpool’s 2-0 win.

Reds legend Gillespie believes Wijnaldum’s efforts against Spurs proved yet again that he has been a success story for Klopp this season, and he expects the No.5 to be key to any hopes of securing Champions League football for 2017-18.

“First of all, it was a performance that we needed,” the former defender told Liverpoolfc.com.

“A string of results had set us back a bit but I thought the performance against Tottenham was really good and Wijnaldum was really good in the middle of the park.

“He is one of those players who, for me, doesn’t really get a lot of recognition, but what he does is everything simple but really effective.

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