Nunez darwin – Liverpool can have Darwin Núñez from next season. The Uruguayan striker comes for a transfer fee of 75 million euros from Benfica, so has the Portuguese top club confirmed.
Due to bonuses, the amount for the 22-year-old Núñez, who still had a contract for three seasons in Lisbon, can rise to 100 million euros. He signs a six-year contract at Anfield.
Núñez has been playing for Benfica since September 2020. The Portuguese took him for 24 million from the Spanish UD Almería, which had picked him a year earlier for 13 million euros from Peñarol from Uruguay.
Especially last season, Núñez impressed at Benfica. The striker came in all competitions to 34 goals in 41 games. With a goal in the Johan Cruijff ArenA, he was responsible for the elimination of Ajax in the eighth finals of the Champions League.
A round later, Benfica played against Liverpool. Despite two goals from Núñez, who now has eleven international matches for Uruguay behind his name, a place in the semi-final battle was grabbed.
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Núñez is the second summer acquisition for Liverpool. The club of Orange captain Virgil van Dijk strengthened itself earlier with Núñez’s compatriot Fábio Carvalho, a talented playmaker who comes over from Fulham for just under 6 million euros. On the other hand, the possible departure of Sadio Mané to Bayern Munich.