Liverpool FC are making ready to make a gap bid for Benfica star Darwin Nunez, in response to Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano.
The Reds have been linked with a transfer for the Uruguay worldwide in current days as Jurgen Klopp thinks about bolstering his attacking line-up at Anfield forward of subsequent season.
Nunez is thought to be one in every of world soccer’s promising younger attacking skills, with the ahead having been in tremendous type for Benfica final season.
Manchester United have additionally been credited with an curiosity within the 22-year-old, who scored 32 targets and made 4 assists in all competitions for his membership final season.
Now, Italian journalist and switch knowledgeable Romano has claimed that Liverpool FC are planning to make their first transfer by tabling a gap bid for the Uruguayan, with a switch payment of round €80m with add-ons on the playing cards.
The reporter additionally says that Manchester United have been in touch with the participant’s agent – however neither the Pink Devils nor Liverpool FC have any intention of being dragged right into a bidding conflict for Nunez’s signature.
Posting on his private Twitter account, Romano mentioned: “Liverpool are planning to arrange a gap, verbal bid for Darwin Núñez to check water with Benfica.
“Proposal may very well be round €80m with add-ons. Manchester United additionally in touch with Nunez’s agent.
“Each golf equipment assure they don’t have any intention to enter into bidding conflict.”
Liverpool FC could also be looking out for attacking reinforcements this summer time because the hypothesis about Sadio Mane’s future continues.
The Senegal worldwide has been linked with a transfer to Bayern Munich in current days, with Liverpool FC mentioned to have rejected a £30m supply from the German membership this week. In keeping with BBC Sport, Liverpool FC are holding out for a switch payment of €50m (£42.8m) for Mane.