Liverpool shows strong interest in Darwin Nunez
Liverpool have been told it will take a club-record fee of about £85 million to prise the Uruguay striker Darwin Núñez from Benfica. #awlive [paul joyce – times]
Nunez is also wanted by Atletico Madrid and Manchester United but Liverpool are determined to sign Nunez with a deal that could reach as much as £85million.
Julian Ward, Liverpool’s new Sporting Director, has been in discussions with Benfica and it is understood that Nunez is keen to move to Merseyside, as per @DominicKing_DM
Nunez’s agents also represent Liverpool players Fabinho, Diogo Jota and Fabio Carvalho, as per Dominic King_DM
Darwin Nunez is excited about the idea of potentially linking up with Jurgen Klopp to develop his career.[Dominic king – mail]
Núñez is on Jürgen Klopp’s wanted list this summer as he looks to reshape his attack in the likely event of Sadio Mané’s departure to Bayern Munich and the uncertainty over Mohamed Salah’s long-term future, as per @_pauljoyce
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