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Liverpool Agree 75mn-Euro Deal For Benfica Striker Darwin Nunez | Soccer Information

Liverpool has agreed deal to signal Darwin Nunez© AFP

Liverpool have reached a take care of Benfica to purchase the Uruguay striker Darwin Nunez for an preliminary 75 million euros (£64 million), the Portuguese membership stated on Monday. The switch might ultimately rise to 100 million euros, Benfica stated in an announcement, eclipsing Liverpool’s club-record £75 million paid to Southampton for Dutch centre-back Virgil van Dijk in 2018.

Nunez scored 26 targets in 28 league appearances final season in Portugal.

The 22-year-old, who was overlooked of Uruguay’s squad for Saturday’s 5-0 pleasant victory over Panama, was anticipated to start a medical on Monday which might take two days to finish.

Private phrases should not anticipated to be an issue, with the participant having expressed his want to play for Reds supervisor Jurgen Klopp regardless of curiosity from Manchester United.

Nunez is about to signal a reported six-year contract with Premier League and Champions League runners-up Liverpool, who’ve been in talks with Benfica for a number of weeks.

He netted in each legs of Benfica’s Champions League quarter-final defeat in opposition to Liverpool in April, incomes reward from Klopp.

Nunez is prone to arrive at Anfield as a direct alternative for Sadio Mane after Bayern Munich stepped up their pursuit of the Senegal ahead.


Liverpool have rejected two provides from the Bundesliga champions and are holding out for a charge in extra of £40 million for Mane, who has one yr left on his contract.

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