Transfers: Benfica confirms an agreement with Liverpool for Darwin Nunez

As expected, the Uruguayan international striker from Benfica Darwin Nunez (22 years old, 11 caps, 2 goals), is transferred to Liverpool, confirmed the Portuguese club, on the night of Sunday to Monday on its media.

To win Benfica’s top scorer during the season won (34 goals in all competitions), the vice-champion of England and Europe will receive compensation of 75 M€, this sum being able to climb up to 100 M€ in depending on the achievement of certain sporting objectives, specifies the Lisbon club. Formally, the transfer remains suspended until Nunez obtains a contract of employment in England, ends the press release from Benfica.

Benfica bought Nunez in the summer of 2020 from Almeria, then in Spanish D2, for €24m. The club promoted in La Liga this season should receive 20% of the capital gain on its new transfer.

Sadio Mané’s successor

Nunez (Darwin for Benfica) is called upon to replace Sadio Mané at the Reds. The Senegalese striker (30) has already agreed with Bayern Munich for a three-year contract. Liverpool are expected to accept an offer of around €40m. The conclusion of his transfer is expected in the middle of the week.

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