Liverpool Reach an Agreement to Sign Benfica Star
Liverpool have reached an agreement with Benfica to buy the Uruguay striker Darwin Nunez as a new Liverpool player on a permanent move.
According to Benfica Club statement, the deal will be signed for 75 million euros plus add-ons expected to reach about 100 million euros; Nunez is expected to undergo the medical test today and sign the contract that will keep him at Liverpool until 2028.
Nunez scored 26 goals in 28 league appearances last season in Portugal and is expected to boost the attacking side of Liverpool following the rumours of the departure of Sadio Mane after Bayern Munich stepped up their pursuit of the Senegal forward who has one year left on his contract.
The 22-year-old, who was left out of Uruguay’s squad for Saturday’s 5-0 friendly victory over Panama and netted in both legs of Benfica’s Champions League quarter-final defeat against Liverpool in April, earning praise from Klopp